According to the Better Vision Institute, only 14 percent of children have had a comprehensive vision exam before they enter first grade.
Children and sports go together like baseball and apple pie. Unfortunately, sports and concussions also go hand-in-hand, and children are no exception.
A child requires various abilities to thrive in school, and good vision is paramount. Understanding visual skills needed by your child to succeed in school is key.
Not only is it important to understand and recognize the symptoms of concussions, it is also imperative to understand the effects these injuries may have on eye health so you get your child the vision care they need.
Here are some back-to-school tips to keep in mind in regard to your child's vision.
There has been a marked increase in the number of children diagnosed with myopia in the past 10 years, and it is suspected that Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is the cause.
The vast majorities of toy-related eye injuries are treated and have no long-term adverse effects. But more importantly, they are easily preventable.
It's important to understand what common vision problems are with children so that they can see their best. Here are FAQs surrounding the most popular vision concerns for kids.