Why Your Child Should be Seeing the Optometrist

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Many vision ailments start at a young age. Younger children are more susceptible to vision loss that they typically start to regain as they grow older. Hence, it is common for a book nerd with thick and heavy glasses to have almost perfect vision as an adult.

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Why Your Child Should be Seeing the Optometrist :

Why Your Child Should be Seeing the Optometrist

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Many vision ailments start at a young age. Younger children are more susceptible to vision loss that they typically start to regain as they grow older. Hence, it is common for a book nerd with thick and heavy glasses to have almost perfect vision as an adult. If you’re noticing that your child is having trouble reading road signs or the chalkboard at school, then it might be time to visit an optometrist.   Making an appointment at least once a year can ensure that your child’s eyes are developing properly and that he or she has a prescription that can prevent more vision loss in the years ahead. If neglected, your child may start to struggle in school. Common problems resulting from poor vision include:

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Short attention span Loss of fine motor skills Lack of problem solving because of an inability to visualize   An experienced professional can easily help solve these academic problems. An optometrist can put your child through a series of short tests to determine the source of their vision loss. Whether shortsightedness, nearsightedness or astigmatism, it is all easily treatable.

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If you think that your child is showing signs of vision loss, don’t worry. It is very common for schoolchildren to need glasses. Visit this website to learn more about scheduling appointment with an optometrist for children in Chula Vista.

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