Best Vitamins to Support Healthy Eyes

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We have all heard that carrots are one of the best vegetables for promoting healthy eyes, and chances are good that you include them in your children’s regular diet. What you may not be aware of is that there are several vitamins and nutrients that contribute to eye health as well. While these vitamins may notRead more…

My Child Scratched His Eye…What Should I Do?

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A scratched eye, known as a corneal abrasion, is an injury commonly experienced by children. What causes a scratched eye? Often times, the cause of a scratched eye is simply accidental, ranging from babies exploring their face with their hands, a foreign object entering the eye, another small child accidentally poking the eye, or playingRead more…

Prepare Your Kids for School with a Full Optometric Test

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One-quarter of school-age children suffer from a vision problem, but without a comprehensive eye exam, these issues can be misdiagnosed as a learning disorder. Before your kids go back to school this year, take them for a full optometric examination to cover all of the following tests, named by the American Optometric Society and AllRead more…

Key Vision Problems to Identify in Infants & Younger Children

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There are several eye conditions that can affect kids from a young age, and early diagnosis is essential to start treatment as soon as possible and reduce the risk of developing a serious condition that may permanently affect vision. The following are the most common vision problems affecting infants and young children, named by DavisRead more…

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National Children’s Vision & Learning Month

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In 1995, president Bill Clinton named August “National Children’s Vision and Learning Month” to draw attention to the link between vision and learning. This year, we celebrate the 20th anniversary by spreading the word to yet more parents and educators that vision problems, left undiagnosed, can lead to significant learning problems that could easily beRead more…