Importance of good vision for children

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More than 80% of the information children receive about the world comes from vision

Good vision is essential for a child to reach their full potential. Good vision is important for your child’s educational, physical, sporting and social development. It is essential for a child to be able to differentiate letters and words in order to learn to read.

With regular eye and vision examinations, you can help protect your child from conditions that can lead to permanent vision impairment.

Did you know that, along with allergies and asthma, eye disorders are the most common long-term health problems experienced by children? Vision problems that can interfere with learning include Astigmatism (distortion of vision), longsightedness (difficulty focusing up close), Myopia (difficulty focusing at distance), lazy eye (Amblyopia) and binocular vision problems (eye teaming problems).

Most vision problems can be corrected. Early detection is the key to reducing their impact. Picking up possible vision problems early gives your child the best possible start.

Your child’s visual development affects their growth and development in many other areas. At a minimum, children should have a comprehensive eye and vision examination by three years of age, at five years, and every two years throughout their schooling. Get the best for your child.  We have many years of experience in examining children’s vision. Seek our advice. For a thorough eye examination book online today.