Wow, can you believe we are so close to back to school? I can hear parents rejoice at the sound of this. Although the end of the summer is generally a busy time for most families, it is important your children’s eyes are healthy and their vision is clear. Up to 80% of learning is acquired visually, so seeing clearly is vital to your child’s development. Learn all about children’s eye exams and why paying a visit to your local Victoria eye clinic is important for back to school.
As humans, we greatly rely on our vision, so much so that it has been estimated that 80% of what is learned is through sight. But, if your vision is compromised, navigating day to day can become extremely difficult, especially for a child. We know vision is critical for a young developing mind, but there isn’t enough emphasis on ensuring not only can our children see clearly, but that they have healthy eyes too. This week’s blog post will highlight binocular vision issues and why it can make a difference in your child’s ability to learn how to read.
Do you know what myopia or strabismus mean? Many common optometry terms are just not familiar to the general public. But, knowing these terms could prove to be important because it could help you understand your eyes better. This week’s blog will help explain some common optometry terms. Don’t worry if you don’t know any of these, you can rely on your family eye care professional to explain anything relevant to your eyes at your next regular eye exam.