Tag: kids health

Identifying Learning-Related Vision Problems in School-Aged Kids

If your child’s performance at school is suffering, there is a good chance that it is down to a vision problem rather than a learning disability. Around 80 percent of learning that takes place at school requires good eyesight, says All About Vision, meaning that vision has a huge impact on academics, not to mention… Read more »

Help Kids Combat AMD Later with Nutrients & Sunglasses Now

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a serious condition that currently affects 10 million people in the United States alone. The disease attacks the macula of the eye, the point where precise vision forms, and, although this rarely leads to complete blindness, can cause significant central vision loss. The best way to prevent AMD is to… Read more »

Tips for Curbing Unhealthy Habits with Kids

With May being Healthy Vision Month, its the perfect time to work with your kids to break unhealthy habits that could affect their eyes now and in the future. Plus, curbing bad habits early makes it easier for kids to stay healthy into adolescence and adulthood. Unhealthy Habits and Kids Avoid obesity Obesity is a… Read more »

Healthy Beach Snacks Great for the Eyes

A trip to the beach is incomplete without a picnic. Pack lunch or a few snacks that your kids will enjoy and are healthy for the eyes by including some of these ideas. Healthy Snacks for the Beach Carrot Chips If your kids are less than keen to eat their veggies, make the classic beach… Read more »

Protecting Kids from Heat Exhaustion This Summer

Heat exhaustion is the dangerous result of spending too many hours in high temperatures, especially if the weather is humid or if your child is playing sports or taking part in a physically-demanding activity. Left untreated, heat exhaustion can turn into heat stroke, a medical emergency. The best way to deal with both of these… Read more »