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Back to School Eye Care

By Stacy Brown

August is National Children's Eye Health & Safety Month and with school just around the corner, we wanted to share some tips with you to keep your little one's eyes safe this year! Good vision is key to a child's physical development, school success and well-being. By setting up a comprehensive eye exam for your child, and providing them with the proper eyewear, you can get them on the right track for a happy and healthy school year!

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month

By Stacy Brown

Across the country, many children are beginning a new school year and healthy vision will be critical to a successful academic year. As a child grows, an untreated eye disease or condition becomes more difficult to correct. Vision problems that can affect children include Amblyopia, (“lazy eye”), Strabismus, (“crossed eyes”), and the most common forms of refractive error: myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness). Read more about these conditions!

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10 Tips to Help Protect Your Child’s Eyes From Computer Eyestrain

By Stacy Brown

Ophthalmologists are seeing a marked increase in children with dry eyes and eye strain from too much screen time. But does digital eyestrain cause lasting damage? Should your child use reading glasses or computer glasses? As you send your kids back to school next month for more time with screens and books, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is arming parents with the facts about children's eyes and computer screens, so they can make informed choices about their children’s eye health.

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