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Why a Child Eye Exam Belongs on Your Back-to-School Checklist

eye-examMake sure that your child gets an eye exam before the new school year really gets going so that bad eyesight doesn’t negatively affect her performance in school.

“Eye exams detect unsuspected problems that can affect kids’ ability to read and study, see the board in class, excel in sports and reach their full potential at school. Routine eye exams are done by children’s regular health care providers, often pediatricians.”

“School-age children should have yearly vision checks to examine each eye, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. These exams are done by children’s regular health care providers as part of their wellness exams.” Read more.

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