Good vision is a must for all growing kids especially as their 80-85 % learning is dependent on their vision. This need is enhanced as they start schooling. Parents must be cautious and on look out for early signs & symptoms

Physical Signs

  1. One or both eyelids droop 
  2. Cornea is showing white opacity
  3. Some white reflex is seen in any of the eye
  4. Iris of one or both eyes appears cloudy 
  5. Excessive tearing in one or both eyes 
  6. Sensitivity to light, excessive blinking in bright light 
  7. Persistent redness in or around the eye(s) 
  8. Swelling or discharge from the eye(s) 

Behavioural Signs 

  1. Rubs eyes frequently
  2. Consistently sits too close to the TV 
  3. Holds items close to face to read 
  4. Squinting to see things close up or at a distance 
  5. Tilts head to one side to see better 
  6. Closes one eye to read, watch TV, or see better