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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.

Recent Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Vision Impairment

Recent Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Vision Impairment

Being a child in this day and age is no walk in the park. With vision problems like astigmatism on the rise, so is another disorder that may affect your child’s eyesight: ADHD. According to the CDC, in 2011, 11 percent of American children were diagnosed with ADHD which averages out to about 6.4 million […]

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Is Your Kids Diet Good Enough

Is Your Kid’s Diet Good Enough?

Whether you’re an experienced parent, doing it for the first time or have a very short babysitting resume, there’s one thing everyone can agree on. Kids can be picky eaters which in turn can be a real pain in the butt for those feeding them. We all know that kids can’t be put in charge […]

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Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers-2

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers: Part 2

Welcome to part two of our mini-series on common eye problems in pre-schoolers. If you recall we published part one in December. In part one, we outlined three of the most common eye conditions your pre-school may be subject to developing: amblyopia (lazy eye), hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness). This month, we’re back with three more […]

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Can 3D Technology Affect Your Child’s Vision

Can 3D Technology Affect Your Child’s Vision?

The world cannot seem to get enough of 3D technology. Despite the physical world around us being 3D, it is somehow more impressive when a movie or a video game can recreate that life in three-dimensionality. But, as fun and realistic as 3D makes movies and games, this technology may be harming your children’s eyesight. […]

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Give Your Kids a Better Life with Better Vision

Give Your Kids a Better Life with Better Vision

The one thing every parent wants for their child is a happy life. If you could, you would shield your child from bullies, sickness, scrapes and booboos. Unfortunately, there are some things parents just can’t control, like your child’s first crush breaking their heart. It’s a part of life that happens to everyone but that […]

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Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers and Warning Signs

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers and Warning Signs: Part 1

Being a toddler is an exciting time. Kids spend their days discovering the world by reading (or rather looking at pictures while you read to them), playing games, jumping, running, crawling and rolling around. You want your pre-schooler to enjoy the time they have before it’s time to begin their school journey. But before your […]

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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

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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