Children’s Eye Health

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.

Your Child and Myopia

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More and more children are being diagnosed with myopia, or nearsightedness, every year. Many people are wondering why there has been such an increase in the number of children who are nearsighted. In addition, there are questions as to what exactly causes nearsightedness in children and what the long-term risks are. What about the children […]

Congenital Cataracts: Yes, Babies Can Have Cataracts Too

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When you hear the word ‘cataracts’, it’s pretty common to think of seniors. However, babies can also have cataracts; in infants, it’s called congenital cataracts. Out of every 10,000 babies born in developing countries, one to three are diagnosed with cataracts. In the U.S., cataracts occur in three to four babies per 10,000. Congenital cataracts […]

How Vision Problems Can Impact Your Child’s Social Development

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We spend a lot of time at Rebuild Your Vision talking about the effects that poor vision can have on the day-to-day lives of older people. Presbyopia, glaucoma, cataracts, and AMD all are extremely common and severe eye disorders. They are much more likely to affect silver citizens than they are children. Sometimes though, visual […]

Why Aren’t You Getting Your Child’s Eyes Examined?

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If you haven’t yet had your child’s eyes examined, you’re not alone. Many parents are unsure when their children need to start getting eye exams. Although 75 percent take their children to the dentist before the school year starts, only 50 percent also take them to the eye doctor. Many are on the ball when […]

Your Child’s Eye Health

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

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

It’s probably not controversial to call early childhood an important, formative period. After all, it’s where we develop the basis of our personalities and habits, our likes and our dislikes, and even lay the foundation of good or poor health. Eyesight is also subject to change very early on in a child’s life. Over the […]

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 well […]

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

Another summer over, another start to a school year. As you get the kids ready for the classroom, checking off the list of school supplies, new clothes, and drop-off schedules, don’t forget about making sure the are physically and mentally prepared too. Often, we overlook the warning signs that kids may be facing common vision […]

Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Back to school season is here, already! The summer seems to have flown by. As we usher in a new school year, it’s time to get our kids back into their school routines. As we buy pencils, glue sticks and notebooks to get them learning-ready, we can’t forget the most important thing this year: getting […]

Why Pediatric Eye Exams Are So Important

Why Pediatric Eye Exams Are so Important

The second your child is born, before you can even get a good look at them, a swirl of nurses and doctors whisk the new life away to a separate area to make sure the baby is breathing properly and has all of their toes and fingers. Pretty much everything is accounted for when it […]

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