A huge percentage of school-based learning is achieved visually. Yet interestingly, in spite of this obvious correlation between vision and learning, a lot of parents underestimate or are simply uninformed about vision problems, and don’t include a visit to the eye doctor as part of their child’s back to school health check-up. As your child’s vision may change frequently, regular eye care is central to success at school.
Kids, it’s worth noting, have a truly astounding ability to work with an issue with their vision and they might not complain about any sort of difficulty, because they don’t even know they don’t see the world the same way their peers do. As children go through school, it becomes increasingly important to keep tabs on their eyesight.
Not having the ability to meet the visual demands at school can affect his or her performance. New technology brought into the classroom, such as interactive whiteboards, can even heighten previously unknown vision issues. If a child doesn’t have good enough vision, it isn’t just their performance at school that is affected. It’s mentally and emotionally tough on them also.
If your child already has glasses, now is also a good time to consider buying some newer frames. If you want the kid to wear his glasses, he better like them!
So be sure to stop by to see us as part of your back-to-school routine. We’ll do all we can to help your child start the new school year with vision that’s in excellent condition.