Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of kids’ development. Toddlers and young children aren’t capable of understanding the difference between normal and abnormal vision. That’s why it’s important for parents to learn to recognize the signs of vision problems in children.
Your child’s eyes should be examined regularly, as many vision problems and eye diseases can go unnoticed, early detection is the key to effective treatment. Be sure to make vision care and eye checkups a part of your child’s routine medical care.
A Parents’ Guide To Kids Eye Health
Here’s all you need to know about your child’s eyesight and common eye problems.
Good vision is important for your child’s educational, physical and social development and to help them reach their full learning potential. Through regular eye examinations and by following some simple guidelines you can help your child to achieve the best possible vision and prevent conditions that can lead to permanent vision impairment.
Remember to include plenty of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and fish containing vital antioxidants in your child’s diet. Encourage regular outdoor activity to help reduce the risk and severity of myopia.
There are also other eye problems and diseases that have no obvious symptoms which is why children need to have regular eye examinations. Remember, eyes are the windows to our world.