Sports and Eye Safety: Tips for Parents & Teachers


Eye injuries are a leading cause of blindness in children in the United States — and most of these injuries happen while kids are playing sports. The good news is that wearing the right protective eyewear can prevent 9 out of 10 sports-related eye injuries. What is protective eyewear? Protective eyewear is eyewear made of [...]

Sports and Eye Safety: Tips for Parents & Teachers2022-09-02T15:09:32+00:00

Child Vision Awareness Month


June is Child Vision Awareness Month, which was created to recognize the numerous vision problems, as well as eye diseases, that can hinder children’s’ learning and social development. Since a child’s vision continues to develop over a long period of time, and their eyes are sensitive during the early stages of life, it’s important to [...]

Child Vision Awareness Month2022-05-31T21:52:39+00:00

Developing Lifelong Healthy Vision


For the first six months, the only distance a baby can focus is about 8-15 inches from their face. Beyond the face of the person holding them, the world is made up of blurry shapes, light and shadow. To help develop their vision, parents can play peek-a-boo, encourage them to track movement, and show them [...]

Developing Lifelong Healthy Vision2020-12-14T16:10:15+00:00

Children’s Eye Health


It is difficult to believe that in this world of advanced medicine many children are born with vision problems that remain untreated into their school years. One study claims that nearly 30% of preschoolers will have uncorrected poor vision in the next several decades. […]

Children’s Eye Health2020-02-05T21:39:00+00:00
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