Children's Exam -
1 in 4 children are at risk from undiagnosed vision problems!
Many vision screenings test only for distance visual acuity. While the ability to see clearly in the distance is important, it does not give any indication as to how well the eyes focus up close or team together for the child’s schoolwork demands. It also does not give any information about the internal or external health of the eyes.
A change in vision is often not realized until your child
can’t see the board at school or has trouble reading a text
book. They often do not know their eyes are not working
efficiently and are unable to communicate that a problem exists.
The increased stress on the child’s inadequate visual system can
cause fatigue and lack of overall desire to do their schoolwork
resulting in less than optimal grades and sometimes behavioral
Additionally, we are living in a "blue light experiment" and we do not know the final outcome! The blue light that is found in the digital technology that our kids are devouring may be found to induce retinal damage and cell death. We can prescribe
lenses to help prevent this from happening to your child. Please ask for details
Vision is our most
valuable sense. 90% of a child’s learning is through their
visual system. Early detection can save years of struggling and
harmful impact on your child’s ability to learn.
Please have your child’s
eyes checked annually.
Schedule your child's
eye exam today.
PENNSYLVANIA STATE LAW REQUIRES VISION SCREENINGS FOR CHILDREN STARTING SCHOOL
|Pennsylvania state law requires
screenings for children enrolling for the first
time in Pennsylvania schools. We are asking parents to make appointments
now for their children to reduce the instances of eye and vision
problems going undiagnosed and untreated in children.
According to The
Vision Council of America, a comprehensive eye exam is the best way to
diagnose eye and vision problems in children early, before they interfere with a child’s ability to
learn. We agree that a vision screening does not go far enough for what a child
needs A comprehensive eye exams is a crucial step in ensuring that
Pennsylvania students perform to the best of their ability in the classroom, and
through their growing years.