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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All parents recognize how vital good vision is to their children's development. As children grow and mature, over 80% of what they learn is processed through their eyes. However, most people have a limited understanding of what good vision means. Good vision involves much more than just seeing clearly without glasses.
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The eye chart cannot tell you anything about the SKILLS your child needs to learn. You will see throughout our website the term "3 PILLARS" of vision.
It's a critical concept. You have to have all three of these "legs on the stool" that your child sits on to learn well. What are they?
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. Click here for more information. .For more information on learning-related vision problems, click here.