Infant Eye Care
Infants between six months and one year of age should be screened for ocular health by a properly trained eye care professional as part of their routine wellness check-ups. The doctors are Vistar Children's Eye Center have special experience in examining infants.
Toddler Eye Care
Examination of visual acuity, or clarity and sharpness of vision, should take place between the ages of 2 and 3 years of age. Once your child is able to cooperate for an exam, request an appointment at the Vistar Children's Eye Center.
Children's Eye Care
Most serious eye conditions are treatable if identified in the preschool and early school-aged years. Its important to continue screenings and exams as part of routine school health checks. The doctors at Vistar Children's Eye Care can help.
Vision Screening & Examinations
At Vistar, a comprehensive children's eye exam checks for equal and “normal vision” in both eyes. If one eye has better vision than the other, or the eyes are misaligned, a professional will determine whether glasses, patching, or surgery will solve the problem.
Common Pediatric Vision Issues
Even children who appear to see well and have completely straight eyes may have significant visual problems. Explore common vision issues in children to know symptoms to look for in your child.
Signs of Poor Vision
Many children don't know how to communicate difficulties with their vision, so many issues go left unchecked. Parents should know what symptoms to look for when concerned about their child's vision.
Eye Safety for Kids
Children are often described as "wide-eyed" and ready to explore the world on their own. Take precautions to make sure their eyes are protected from environmental dangers.