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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.

Stargardts Disease

Stargardt’s Disease: The Macular Degeneration that Affects Children and Teens

Whenever we hear the term “macular degeneration” we often hear it with a preceding term: age-related. All the oldsters feel a wave of panic while the youngsters sigh with relief. There’s still time to prevent it. But what if I were to tell you that macular degeneration isn’t just for the elderly? Children and teens […]

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Back to School Priority List Should Include Eye Exam

Back to School Priority List Should Include Eye Exam

Back to school can be a hectic time for parents. While kids are excited to go back to school, see their friends and meet their new teachers, you’re worrying about the fact that your child’s backpack has a mysterious hole going right through the bottom. As you rush around to buy all the necessary school […]

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2016 Report on Childrens Vision and Eye Health Summary

2016 Report on Children’s Vision and Eye Health Summary

Earlier this year, Prevent Blindness released their 2016 report on children’s vision and eye health and the results were chilling. Sight is our most precious sense. Without it children would be unable to play, learn, draw, read, write, give you hugs and the list goes on and on. According to Prevent Blindness’ report, lack of eye […]

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Meet Eyeleen – The Vision Van

Meet Eyeleen – The Vision Van

Eye health is something that is commonly overlooked in children. After all, we associate youth with health. A young body means young eyes, ears, and organs. What could go wrong? The reality is that children can and do suffer from the same eye health issues that adults do. Some are born with these conditions and […]

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How is Your State Screening for Vision Problems

How is Your State Screening for Vision Problems?

What would we do without our vision? Living in a world that is highly inaccessible for blind people or people with low vision, it is important to make sure our children get the chance to develop healthy and sharp eyesight. Unfortunately for many children, receiving the proper care and eye tests is not high on […]

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What Causes Vision Delays in Babies

What Causes Vision Delays in Babies?

Everyone wants what’s best for their baby, and one of the most heartbreaking things for a parent to hear is that their baby has a development issues. Whether it be mental or physical, no one wants to get that news back from their pediatrician. The same goes for a baby’s vision. Vision health may be […]

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Will Vision Therapy Benefit Your Child

Will Vision Therapy Benefit Your Child?

No one can deny the importance of sight. More importantly, no one can deny the importance of healthy eye development in children. When something goes wrong, kids can have a tough time in school, sports, or any other activity that requires sight. Vision therapy may be a good option when it comes to children with […]

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Protecting Eye Health from Infancy

Protecting Eye Health from Infancy

Eye health is important in every stage of life, even infancy. There is no way for a baby to know when there is something wrong with their eyes, heck even some adults can’t recognize the signs. As parents, it’s up to you to know how to take care of every aspect of your baby’s health, even […]

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What Are Binocular Vision Disorders and Could Your Child Have One

What Are Binocular Vision Disorders and Could Your Child Have One?

When you’re a parent, you spend a lot of time worrying about the health of your kids. So, when one of them comes up to you and complains of a really bad headache, visions of brain tumors may creep in your mind. Relax, the headache may not be caused by any brain disorder. It might […]

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Parents Need to Remind Kids to Take a Digital Break

Parents Need to Remind Kids to Take a Digital Break

Seldom do we go a day without using a digital screen. Be it being at work on a computer all day, or reading off a tablet, or tending to your smartphone apps, these screens can be harmful to our eyes, especially children’s eyes. Younger and younger, kids are being exposed to digital screens without knowing the […]

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10 Signs Your Child May Be Suffering from a Vision Problem

10 Signs Your Child May Be Suffering from a Vision Problem

A child’s performance in school can be either a source of pride or frustration for parents and children alike. Sometimes, parents tend to overlook small signs that could be associated with a bigger problem, like eyesight issues. Especially when it comes to in-class behavior, reading, and concerns about learning disorders, like ADD/ADHD or dyslexia, parents […]

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