Pediatric Optometry

Children then should receive additional eye exams at 3 years of age, and just before they enter kindergarten or the first grade at about age 5 or 6. Vision should be carefully monitored during the early years of school as it directly impacts learning.  If the eyes are healthy, than schedule eye checkups every two years.  If their are eye problems than re-evaluations should occur each year or every six months.

  • Near vision
  • Distance vision
  • Eye teaming (binocularity) skills
  • Eye movement skills
  • Focusing skills
  • Peripheral awareness
  • Eye/hand coordination

Your child needs to learn to read and write to function effectively in school. If your child has difficulty, ensure you check their eyes early on.