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Want to know more about keeping your children’s eyesight safe? Even if they don’t suffer from vision impairment now, your children can still develop common vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The articles here discuss naturally maintaining healthy eyesight and preventing vision problems before it’s too late.

Slowing the Progression of Myopia in Children

Slowing the Progression of Myopia in Children

Myopia (also known as nearsightedness) is a growing problem among children. Myopia is when a person can see clearly up close, but distant objects appear blurry. The rate of myopia in children has grown with the increased use of electronic devices such as handheld video games, laptop computers, electronic pads and tablets among other things. […]

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Is Today's Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems

Is Today’s Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems?

Have you ever worried about a cell phone hurting your children’s eyes? What about the electronic pads, tablets, or electronic readers that are so incredibly popular today? For most people, the answer is probably not. We worry about cell phone radiation and cancer risks, but not about the potential harm to the health of our […]

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Can Vision Therapy Help Children with Math Problems

Can Vision Therapy Help Children with Math Problems?

Proficient math skills are a necessity of everyday life and an essential part of any child’s development. Without good basic math skills adult life has the potential to be more difficult than it needs to be. Unfortunately, the percentage of people with lower than average math skills is very high in the United States and […]

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Best Eye Exercises for Kids

Best Eye Exercises for Kids

When it comes to their children, parents are always going to want the best for them. Whether that means success in everything life has to offer or overall health and well-being, we want our kids to be happy, healthy and, well, perfect! There is no denying that many children today suffer from poor vision, as […]

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Can Eye Defects Caused at Birth be Fixed with Eye Exercises?

Can Eye Defects Caused at Birth be Fixed with Eye Exercises?

Each year there are millions of children born with eye birth defects all over the world. Many of these birth defects cause a cloudy cornea, which is usually corrected with surgical procedures at a very young age. However, there are many who have wondered if there is a natural, non-invasive way to correct the problem […]

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Signs of Eye Problems in Children

Signs of Eye Problems in Children

Eye problems are rare in children, but they do happen. Unfortunately many children can’t verbalize to their parents if they are having eye issues, so it is up to the parent to be observant. Your child might show some tell-tale signs of eye problems, which you shouldn’t take lightly. Most optometrists are trained to see patients […]

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Safeguarding Your Children's Eyesight Through Proper Nutrition

Safeguarding Your Children’s Eyesight Through Proper Nutrition

A balanced diet, containing all the required nutrients in proper amounts, can improve the quality of life for people of all ages, but proper nutrition is never more important than during childhood. The foundation of all the systems used throughout life is formed during those early years, and too little of one of these nutritional […]

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10 Tips to Preserve Kids Vision in a High-Tech World

10 Tips to Preserve Kids Vision in a High-Tech World

Fall conjures up cooling skies, tumbling leaves, and children settling into their classes. Chances are, though, when you packed the kids off to school last month, your supply list included more than just old-fashioned notebooks and pencils. Today’s teachers make full use of technology – including computers, digital devices, and even 3-D – to enhance […]

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Child’s Eyesight: What You Need to Know

My Child’s Eyesight: What You Need to Know

Pencils, notebooks, crayons, chalk. You’re filling your children’s backpacks with all the supplies they need to succeed. But have you left out the most important school tool? According to All About Vision, more than 80 percent of what a child learns in school is presented visually, so following good vision practices for your kids can […]

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When Should Children Get Their First Eye Test

Children’s First Eye Test. How Young Is Too Young?

This one is important for me, especially being a parent of two young boys. According to the American Optometric Association, children should have an eye exam by no later than 6 months old, then again by age 3, and just before starting school. School-age children need an exam every two to three years after that […]

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Children’s Eye Health

Children’s Eye Health

There is no better time to take a look at your child’s vision than right now! Eye exams are an important part of this process. Did you know that your child’s vision matures between age 9 and 11? You can see why it is important that they receive early eye exams! The sooner you find […]

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