ONE SIMPLE TEST CAN HELP PREDICT WHICH KIDS WILL BECOME NEARSIGHTED
A simple eye test in grade one could predict the onset of myopia years in advance.
When American researchers conducted a study with 4,500 children aged 6 to 11, they found that 414 of them became myopic (nearsighted) between the ages of 7 and 13. Among the 13 risk factors in the study, the Ohio researchers found that the strongest single predictor of myopia was refractive error.
Beginning July 1, 2015, all children entering JK in September will become eligible for the Eye See Eye Learn Program. This program provides eye exams and eye glasses at no charge. Call our office to book your child's eye appointment today.