This is how distorted print may appear to those suffering from visual stress

Visual Stress

What is Visual stress?

 Reading black print from a white background can cause the following problems:

  • Print looks wobbly or blurred.
  • The page is too bright.
  • The reader has to hold the book very close.
  • The reader may miss out words and lines.
  • Eyes hurt when reading.
  • The reader misses out words and lines.

How can I help?

After conducting a visual stress assessment, I can provide a suitable coloured overlay that takes the discomfort out of reading and increases fluency and confidence. I may recommend a full assessment with a behavioural optometrist:

This website will explain more about visual stress: