With back-to-school time around the corner, families will be scrambling to buy new school supplies and clothes. As they tick off their long list of school to-dos, ophthalmologists are reminding everyone not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children's eyes.
Good vision and overall eye health are vital to learning. The doctors from Mercy Clinic Ophthalmology - Patients First Drive join the American Academy of Ophthalmology in emphasizing the importance of health vision to academic success during Children's Eye Health and Safety Month in August.
Because children are still growing, being vigilant about eye health is important. The earlier eye and vision problems are identified, the sooner they can be addressed. For healthy eyes and vision throughout the school year, Mercy Clinic Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommend the following four tips:
If you are concerned that your loved one or someone you know might be suffering a vision problem, click the link below or call today to schedule an evaluation.
Visit the Mercy Clinic Ophthalmology - Patients First Drive page on Mercy.net to find a link to The American Academy of Ophthalmology for more information about common childhood eye conditions.