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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vision Protection Tips for Young Eyes

As we age, plenty of us find ourselves wishing for the clearer vision we had as children. After all, an awful lot of the conditions we like to talk about on RYV – cataracts, presbyopia, macular degeneration – are all associated with older bodies rather than youthful ones. But younger eyes are anything but indestructible. […]

New Study Reveals What Newborn Babies Can See

New Study Reveals What Newborn Babies Can See

Ever made eye contact with a baby and wondered what exactly they were seeing when they looked back at you? Turns out a few researchers were certainly curious. A team led by Svein Magnussen of the Institute of Psychology has performed a study that sheds new light on the way that newborns perceive their worlds. […]

Study Proves Dyslexia and Vision Problems Aren’t Linked

Study Proves Dyslexia and Vision Problems Aren’t Linked

One side of an old debate may have some brand new evidence. A joint study between Bristol and Newcastle Universities, involving thousands of children, purports to show no link between visual disorders and dyslexia, a common learning disability. The link itself is a long-time bone of contention for physicians and educators. However, a growing body […]

Uncovering the Root of Your Child’s Reading Problem

Uncovering the Root of Your Child's Reading Problem

They might not be the first childhood problem parents think about, but reading disorders are almost shockingly prevalent in today’s youth. Roughly five to six percent of all students in the U.S. receive treatment for some form of dyslexia (neurologically-caused reading disorders), and even that high number barely scratches the 20 percent of the population […]

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