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pediatric eye care
Why is it different from a regular adult exam?
Children are still developing, therefore it is important to diagnose
conditions such as Amblyopia or Strabismus and treat before the age of
10 for the best visual outcome.
In the age of modern technology, children’s vision demands have
shifted to majority near-work. Therefore, it is very important to
evaluate and treat conditions like myopia at early stages and reduce
Strabismus is when the eyes do not align properly. This is often
referred to as “crossed eyes.”
Amblyopia is poor vision in one eye, and is sometimes referred to as
“lazy eye.” It usually occurs before the age of eight. Infants born
prematurely or with low birth weight are at greater risk.
The American Optometric Association recommends yearly eye exams for
children, because undiagnosed and untreated vision problems can worsen
in children because the brain learns to accommodate the distortion
over time. Furthermore, untreated vision discrepancies can lead to
academic, athletic and social handicaps that hold kids back from their
To book your child's evaluation, schedule your appointment