Eye exams for children are very important to ensure your child’s eyes are healthy and poor vision does not interfere with school performance and safety.
According to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, approximately 35 percent of preschoolers have nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness or astigmatism. Also, the risk of myopia and progression of myopia continues through the school years.
A child’s eye exam is more than checking for 20/20 distance vision. See this great video for more information: