A reminder to parents to make eye exams part of their children’s back-to-school checklist! Whether kids are back in the classroom or engaged in online education, vision and learning go hand in hand. Vision affects every aspect of a child’s learning, including reading, writing, participation in activities and sports, and maintaining attention and concentration.
- Quiz: Would you know if your child had a vision issue?
- Seeing Smart: Your Child’s Vision infographic
- Difficult Activities for Children with Uncorrected Vision Problems
- What Are the Signs a Child May Need Glasses?
- Glasses for Children
- Contacts for Children
- Vision Problems and Learning
- Eye Exams vs Sight Tests
Many patients may have concerns about the amount of time their children spend on screens due to online learning, not to mention the time adults are spending online these days. Sharing information on screen time, digital eye strain and the correlation between time spent outdoors and myopia may help your patients and their families develop helpful habits around their screen use.
- Computer Vision Syndrome/Digital Eye Strain
- Blue Light: Is there a risk of harm?
- Children’s Vision and Screen Time
- Children and Video Games
- Playing outdoors can help maintain children’s vision