Comprehensive eye exams with an optometrist are the only way to tell if your child’s eyes are developing properly. Many eye health problems can be treated if they are caught early.
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How do children at the age of three see the world? Everyone must seem extremely tall and everything so far out of reach. But what if everything was out of focus or looked like a fun-house mirror? This was Connor’s reality.
We’ve heard it before; an undetected vision or eye health problem can affect a child’s academic performance. However, you might not have heard it can also affect a child’s behaviour and social skills.
In 2017-18, only 14 per cent of children in Ontario had an eye exam before starting school To help children start the new school year off right, parents need to have an eye exam at the top of the ‘back-to-school’ checklist. “Up to 80 per cent of classroom learning is visual, which means your son
March break is quickly approaching, and while you may be getting the family ready for a vacation or planning fun activities to do with the children over the break – remember to keep your child’s vision care and eye health at top of mind. Did you know that vision problems not only impact a child’s
Students in Junior Kindergarten able to receive a complimentary pair of glasses with eye exam The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) is pleased to announce the continuation of its Eye See…Eye Learn program for 2018-19, made possible by the generous support of its new industry partners Plastic Plus and Modern Optical, and participating optometrists. “Providing
Healthy eyes bring better school days for children As children are settling into the new school year, it’s important that they are seeing properly. With October being Children’s Vision Month, it’s a perfect time for parents to make sure their child is ready to learn – and it starts with an eye exam from an
Here’s an eye opener: One Ontario student in four has an undetected vision problem that can significantly impact his or her ability to learn. With October being Children’s Vision Month, make your child’s vision a priority by booking a comprehensive eye exam with an optometrist. “Eighty per cent of learning is done through vision,” says
Ontario Association of Optometrists to launch children’s vision program, Eye See…Eye Learn®, in Toronto
Program will provide free glasses to Junior Kindergarten children Toronto, ON – June 5, 2014 – More than 25 per cent of Ontario children have vision problems, yet according to 2013 government data, only 10 per cent received a comprehensive eye exam from a Doctor of Optometry before the age of four. On July