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What are conditions that can affect a child’s vision and the potential for learning? What is Amblyopia? What is Strabismus? What about Convergence Insufficiency? These are serious conditions of a child’s eye that need addressed. Did you know that 80% of learning comes through vision? The proverb that states, ”A picture is worth a thousand words” is true! But what if a child cannot visually see or process those words?
Let’s explore Amblyopia , or “lazy eye”. It affects 3-5% of the...
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has recommendations for how often adults need to get their eyes examined and those recommendations vary according to the level of risk you have for eye disease.
For people who are not at elevated risk the recommendations are:
- Baseline eye exam at age 40.
- Ages 40-54 every 2-4 years.
- Ages 55-64 every 1-3 years.
- Ages 65 and older every 1-2 years.
Those recommendations are just for people who have NO added risk factors. If you are diabetic or...