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Nutrition and vision in children

Nutrition and vision in children

Our eyes are important! Our eyesight helps us see, recognize objects, read, watch TV, play sports, and even communicate. A balanced diet helps you maintain normal blood sugar levels, which keeps your body (and eyesight) functioning properly. This includes having...
How Often Should Your Child Have an Eye Exam?

How Often Should Your Child Have an Eye Exam?

Many pediatricians recommend having your children see an ophthalmologists every three years. This includes annual exams for children under age 3, and biannual exams for those ages 4 to 18. These visits help detect conditions like cataracts, glaucoma, amblyopia,...
Learning and Literacy Success | Children and Vision Care

Learning and Literacy Success | Children and Vision Care

The American Optometric Association recommends that optometrists screen children for vision problems early in life. In fact, it says that eye exams should begin around age 3 and continue throughout childhood. If you notice signs of poor vision in your child, talk to...
Signs of eye and vision problems in children and teens

Signs of eye and vision problems in children and teens

Vision problems are quite common among children and teens. They can affect everything from reading to sports performance, and some types of vision problems can lead to serious problems down the road. Early signs of vision problems include squinting or rubbing eyes,...