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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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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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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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Does Your Child Have ADHD or a Vision Disorder?

Does Your Child Have ADHD or a Vision Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has become one of the most commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral conditions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports one in nine children receive a diagnosis under current clinical guidelines, a number that has caused an enormous amount of controversy between physicians, educators, parents, and other groups. Many critics […]

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Can Your Child's Vision Affect an ADHD Diagnosis?

Can Your Child’s Vision Affect an ADHD Diagnosis?

According to a recent Denver Channel article, approximately 4.5 million children in the United States were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Anyone who is a parent knows how hard it is to get kids to pay attention sometimes, but sometimes I feel as if an ADHD diagnosis is not the right answer. A […]

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