For infants, visual development is critical between six and 12 months of age. It is during this time that optometrists can start to detect vision problems in children, particularly those that may impede the child later in life. Yet according to experts, one out 10 infants in America has an undetected vision problem.
In children with vascular birthmarks around the eye, even partial blockage of vision can lead to visual loss due to amblyopia. Now a simple test can detect early evidence of amblyopia in infants too young for conventional vision tes... Read Post
If your child had vision problems, you'd be able to tell, wouldn't you? Maybe not, says Barry Goldman, M.D., pediatrician at Children's Health Center in Gurnee. "Children are incredibly adaptable and learn to cope with vision defici... Read Post