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First Eye Exam: When Should Your Child Get One?

At what age is it necessary to take your child to see an eye doctor? According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), babies should have their first eye exam at 6 months of age.  Following this initial check-up, an additional eye … Continue reading

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Is 3D dangerous?

So you are looking over your child’s Christmas list and it is full of video games and movies. The normal concern would be childhood obesity, but what about vision development? Nintendo DS, a handheld gaming system, upgraded to include 3D … Continue reading

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Cool Glasses Make for Cool Kids

Buying glasses for your child can be a colossal hassle. There are a ton of options for kids, but what is the right choice? Really, the options are almost infinite. Ultimately, it comes down to two issues: What is your … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule for Back-to-School

With schools moving at faster paces, kids don’t have any time to waste picking up new material in the classroom.  When students struggle with their vision, they will stumble over words, lose their place, and get letters confused.  After so … Continue reading

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Look at Those Eyes, Baby!

We had an exciting event in my family last week, my nephew turned one! At his birthday party, he was looking at all of the balloons and it got me thinking: what can he actually see? So, I did some … Continue reading

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