Worried that your child may be uncooperative during his or her first visit to the optometrist? These tips will help make the visit a positive experience.View Article
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Good vision involves much more than just seeing clearly without glasses.
"20/20" is "eyesight". It's covers about 5% of the total vision skills necessary to learn. The 3 PILLARS OF VISION ARE THE KEY TO UNDERSTAND WHAT COVERS A LOT OF THE REST.
WHAT ARE THE 3 PILLARS??
The only eye test most children have is a brief screening at school which only checks their distance vision using the eye chart. Each year thousands of children suffer from undetected vision problems that can make school and life difficult. Many are misdiagnosed as having a learning disability or ADD. In addition, children with crossed eyes and lazy eyes face especially demanding challenges. Children with poor visual skills may struggle to read, have short attentions, perform poorly in sports, develop low self-esteem, and have doors closed to many future careers because of poor visual skills.
Is your child at risk for vision-based learning problems? A simple screening checklist can accurately rate your child's risk by flagging tell-tale symptoms.