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POSTED ON June 25, 2009

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** The Importance of Children’s Eye Exams: -1 in 4 children has an undetected vision problem that can interfere with learning. -Simple eye screenings, like those performed at school, only identify 5% of vision problems in children. www.drtavel.com/schedule/ **Eye Examinations and Disease Prevention: -According to the World Health Organization, 75% of the world’s blindness could be prevented by simply having routine eye exams. -By just looking into your eyes, a vision doctor can predict whether you’re at risk for serious diseases such as ...

** The Importance of Children’s Eye Exams:

-1 in 4 children has an undetected vision problem that can interfere with learning.

-Simple eye screenings, like those performed at school, only identify 5% of vision problems in children.

www.drtavel.com/schedule/

**Eye Examinations and Disease Prevention:

-According to the World Health Organization, 75% of the world’s blindness could be prevented by simply having routine eye exams.

-By just looking into your eyes, a vision doctor can predict whether you’re at risk for serious diseases such as diabetes, stroke, and even heart disease (among many others).

www.drtavel.com/schedule/

**Sunglasses for Everyone:

– Only 6% of Americans know that exposure to the sun’s UV rays can do just as much damage to the eyes as it can to the skin.

– 80% of UV radiation from the sun can pass through clouds.

-The Average child today receives 3 times the annual UV exposure of an adult.

www.drtavel.com/glasses/sunglasses.php

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