VisionWhen an infant first emerges into the world, his or her eyesight is immature. While the infant can see the form of his or her mother and can tell the difference between light and dark, the ability to focus has not been developed. Monitoring your child's ability to see is an important part of the health of your growing child.
|Facts about vision problems:|
Risk factors for having problems with vision:
|The following are some of the risk factors that may increase your child's chances for having some problems with his or her vision:|
|There are many eye problems that affect infants, children and adolescents that require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below you will find some, for which we have provided a brief overview. |
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|Age-Appropriate Vision Milestones |
Eye Examinations and Visual Screening
Types of Visual Screening Tests
Problems With Vision
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