Dr. Kris’ Blog
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Parents ask me a lot of questions about their child’s eyes. I am came across an interesting article with some statistics concerning your child’s eyes and their eduction in the future. Children’s vision statistics Illiteracy in children can be directly linked to problems in adulthood, and illiteracy in children is often a result of uncorrected vision problems. Look at these staggering statistics: • 80% of what children learn comes through their eyes. • 1 in 4 children has an uncorrected vision problem. • 80% of children who have trouble reading also have vision problems. • 50% of children who [...]
Classrooms around the country are becoming increasingly high-tech, and teachers are incorporating 3D imaging, digital devices and the latest computer applications into their daily curriculum. While these devices can greatly enhance learning, they also increase the importance of proper eye and vision care. According to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) 2011 American Eye-Q ® survey, parents have some concern about the effects of the evolving technology. Fifty-three percent of respondents with children 18 or younger believe 3D viewing is harmful to a child’s vision or eyes and 29 percent of parents feel very concerned that their child may damage their [...]