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.
A recent nationwide survey of nearly 4,000 Americans by VSP® Vision Care revealed that more than three-quarters (76 percent) of children under the age of five have never had a comprehensive eye exam. 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