Children's Vision

Fall prevention - How an optometrist can help your child

When a child falls or hurts themselves on the playground we tend to point the finger at clumsiness or a simple accident. But what if these injuries were caused by something else?
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Cosmetic contact lenses for Halloween

Cosmetic contact lenses tend to grow in popularity during Halloween. While the trend can create a stunning visual effect it can also create lasting damage if unsafe practices are used.
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20/20 isn't everything

A visual experiment where common visual problems known to affect learning in kids are simulated in 4 adult teachers, and their experience and reaction are discussed.
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Treatment options

From vision, eye and general health needs, through to framing a change of look, no one can provide the scope of services and health care that optometrists deliver.
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Sun and UV exposure

Explaining the effects of UV exposure on adults and children. As well as providing tips to protect yourself and your children from the sun.
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Strabismus

Strabismus is a condition in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other, resulting in double vision or the suppression of the image from the affected eye. For a variety of reasons, one or both of the eyes may turn in, out, up or down.
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Solar eclipse and the eyes

A solar eclipse can damage your eyes if safety measures are not employed.
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Eyewear for children

There are a few possible indicators that your child may need glasses. This could begin with a note from the teacher discussing difficulties in school, or you may notice your child squinting or having frequent headaches.
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Eye health and exams for infants and children

Explaining the importance of comprehensive eye exams and eye health for infants and children.
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Eye health and exams for children

Explaining the importance of comprehensive eye exams and eye health for children.
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