Everything You Need to Know About Eye Health

Did you know 1 in 4 school-aged children has a vision problem? Or that sunglasses aren’t just a fashion statement, but an important way to protect your eyes from sun damage? This page has everything you need to open your eyes to the importance of eye health and make sure you (and your family) have the best vision possible for a long time to come.

Why I Worried About My New Baby’s Eyesight
How my own childhood eye issues prepared me to keep on top of my daughter's eye health.
What My Mother’s Intuition Missed
There are many times when our "Mother's Instinct" kicks in but it came as a huge shock to this mom when she realized her daughter couldn't even do this.

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Parents diligently schedule their kids' doctor and dentist appointments but often forget or put off a visit to a Doctor of Optometry. Here's why you shouldn't.
5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying Kid's Sunglasses
Protecting Your Child's Eyes 101: Read this before you buy the first pair of adorable kiddo shades you see.

What You Need to Know About Eye Injuries and Infections
The two most common eye issues and how you, as a parent, should handle them. (Step One: Don't panic).
Sandwich Generation Moms: Why You Need To Book An Eye Exam
Did you know an eye exam can reveal the early signs of these three dangers, and potentially life-threatening, conditions?
How Vision Problems Can Affect Your Child’s Abilities
Bringing your child to a Doctor of Optometry for the first time can be a little scary. Before you go here's what you should do.
Why I Never Leave Home Without My Red Eye Glasses
What happens when you become known for your trademark red glasses? You travel the world looking for another pair.
The Importance Of Annual Eye Exams For Your Child
These eye problems often have no symptoms but if left untreated can have very detrimental effects on your child’s vision.
Why A Doctor of Optometry Made My Daughter Cry
My daughter's first eye exam brought her to tears...but it's not for the reason you may think.
Why You Shouldn't Assume Your Child Can See Clearly
I had my daughter examined at a young age for everything—hearing, motor skills, speech development—yet I never questioned her vision. Big mistake.
How to Know If You Need To Have Your Child's Eyes Tested
One in four school-aged children has a vision problem. Find out what you need to look for and how often your child should have an eye exam.
Tips To Help Your Child See And Be Seen This Halloween
Don't let your child's vision get in the way of having a spectacular time on the spookiest night of the year.