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Vision Screening and Your Child’s Performance in School


The main point of the screening is to check distance vision-how well the child can read a chart . Remember that appropriate vision testing at an early age is vital to insure your child has the visual skills he or she needs to perform well in school. A child who is unable to see print or view a...

Vision Screening and Your Child’s Performance in School2018-10-16T07:30:11+00:00

Eye Testing for Infants


Babies should be able to see as well as adults in terms of focusing ability, color vision and depth perception by 6 months of age. To assess whether your baby's eyes are developing normally, the doctor typically will use the following tests: ▪Tests of pupil responses evaluate whether the eye's...

Eye Testing for Infants2018-10-16T07:23:38+00:00

Preparation for the Exam


Make time to sit down and explain what will happen during your child's eye exam. Make sure your child knows that he or she will be asked to look at and identify objects for the eye doctor. These could be pictures, letters, or shapes of light on the wall. Explain also that the eye doctor may put...

Preparation for the Exam2018-10-16T07:37:50+00:00

Importance of examination


Eye exams for children are very important. Early identification of a child's vision problem can be crucial because children often are more responsive to treatment when problems are diagnosed early. Therefore, ophthalmologists recommend all children should undergo an evaluation to detect eye and...

Importance of examination2018-10-16T07:11:31+00:00