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How to catch your child's vision problem

Posted at 3:14 PM, Sep 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-25 18:14:09-04

With schools reopened – some in person and some virtual parent’s fears about their children’s health and safety during this pandemic are at an all-time high. They have unanswered questions, missed health screenings, and are potentially unaware of issues their children might be experiencing that could impact the future of their vision if left untreated. Experts say more time in front of digital devices and drastically reduced time spent outdoors are conditions contributing to myopia - or nearsightedness, which is rapidly increasing among school-aged children and currently affects more than 40% of
Americans. Click here to learn how to check your child.