Are You Getting Your Children Ready for School? Is a visit to the optometrist on your list?

Are You Getting Your Children Ready for School? Is a visit to the optometrist on your list?

Carrollton Eye Care Services
When the visual demands of homework and computers begin at school, many children will complain of tired eyes, headaches, eyestrain and even double vision. Some children are silent because these symptoms seem normal to them.  This can lead to lower grades, reading problems, poor spelling and low self-esteem.   Q: How many children have undetected vision problems? A: According to the AOA, one in four kids has a vision problem. Q: Doesn’t my child get a vision screening at school? A: There are significant differences between Vision Screenings and Comprehensive Vision Examinations.  Parents should be aware that there may be no set standards and criteria for passing a vision screening. Results can be determined arbitrarily and the standard eye chart alone only identifies five percent of the vision problems in children…
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