Having your child’s eye checked regularly is important, after all, VISION plays a critical role in how your child learns about the world.
Poor eyesight can cause learning and behavioral problems which might be blamed on other things. This is especially true for young children who may find it difficult to explain the difficulties they are having with their eye sight. They may not even be aware,they have a problem at all.
And of course, the sooner that vision problems are detected the better the outcome.Conditions such as myopia, hyperopia, squint and amblyopia (Lazy eye) can be treated more effectively if they are picked up earlier. Schedule an eye examination for your child if he/ she show signs of any of the following vision problems
1. Sitting too close to the TV.
2.Squinting, rubbing eyes or tilting head
3. Hand eye or body coordination during physical activities such as catching or biking
4. Sensitivity to light
5. Avoiding coloring, puzzles or other visual activities