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Elementary school children who read below grade level may have challenges with their eyesight even if standard tests show they see 20/20, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.
The often-undetected eye condition could lead to school troubles
Retired Men's Association of Greenwich, Inc. (RMA) hosts a talk by Dr. Paul Bernstein on The Aging Eye Wednesday, Oct. 4.

Kids need to go outside, and, if not play, at least get some general exposure to outdoor light.

Conventional wisdom dictates that children should do less up-close viewing, but another factor may be at play: Kids need to go outside and at least get general exposure to outdoor light.

Ever wondered how it all comes together?

Sure, your eyes are crucial for seeing the world around you. But it's your brain that does the really hard vision work.
Kids need to play outside for a number of reasons, but there may even be benefit for their eyes. Here's how sunlight helps prevent nearsightedness, or myopia.
The American Optometric Association recently released its newly revised Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline: Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination for pediatric eye health.Evidence now supports that children ages 6 to 18 years should receive a comprehensive eye exam before enteri...
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Checkin out the eclipse like woah! Remember to view safely and DON'T look directly at the sun if you don't have the glasses!

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Can't get solar viewing glasses? You can view #Eclipse2017 by building your own pinhole projector. Safety first!

Did you get your eclipse glasses yet? NASA has tips for safe viewing, how to tell if your glasses are compliant and where to get viewers/glasses from reputable companies. Don't miss out!

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the sun's te...
College of Optometrists in Vision Development - Certifying body for doctors in the optometric specialty of Behavioral, Developmental, and Rehabilitative Optometry, and Vision Therapy.

Kids can't always tell us they can't see properly. Routine comprehensive eye exams should happen annually just like a physical or dental visit!

Eye experts say children should have routine exams to detect trouble early
The reason why kids won’t wear their glasses may be surprising to parents, teachers and optometrists, too.
A recent study reports that more than 174,000 U.S. children ages 3 to 5 were visually impaired in 2015, with the largest number of cases among Hispanic children.