An emerging consensus is forming that a decreased amount of time spent outdoors is significantly increasing the risk of myopia among school-aged children.
paediatric eye care
When a child falls or hurts themselves on the playground we tend to point the finger at clumsiness or a simple accident. But what if these injuries were caused by something else?
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.
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