Every Child Should have Regular Eye Exams ?
Vision is one of your child’s most precious senses. As he or she grows, much of what is
If the child can’t see the blackboard or their work activity clearly, then the teacher’s instruction and learning
Your children only have one pair of eyes, so the most important thing a parent can do is to start their child on an early vision care program starting at the age of six months or earlier if needed. The main reason to see children so early is to rule out a condition called amblyopia or “lazy eye”. This can only be treated before a child reaches eight years of age, as unfortunately after this point the eye would remain lazy for life even with eyeglasses or surgery.
Studies show that 80% of learning is accomplished through vision. Poor vision equals poor grades, and the tragedy is that a routine eye examination could detect and virtually eliminate poor grades in some children.
Vision screening offered in some schools may detect a potential vision condition,
Children’s eye exam
Our Optometrists use light reflexes, toys, cartoons, pictures, playing games such as ‘peek-a-boo’ to evaluate the eye muscles, eye health, and accurately determine without feedback from the child, the strength of the prescription present in the child. We also utilize a highly
A prescription for glasses is only issued if deemed necessary – if the child is borderline the Doctor will discuss with you the option of part-time glasses, or, perhaps none at all with closer monitoring.
If your child hasn’t had an eye exam, or, if it’s been more than a year then give us a call. The good news is at Vision Care there is no charge for eye exams for children under 19 with a BC
Vision Care Centre takes great pride in looking after the whole family. We aim to satisfy the demands of children and
young adults with our special kid’s packages, and a wide selection of frame
Our friendly dispensing opticians make
Along with friendly, qualified and expert service, we have a great range of fun,