Apply this vision for certain success in school
(NC) The classroom is a place for children to learn and grow, but for those with a vision problem, it can be a real challenge. According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists, one in four school-aged children has a vision problem.
“Children are very adaptable and don't necessarily have the experience or knowledge to decipher between normal vision and abnormal”, says Amber Fournier, a licensed optician at the Sudbury Real Canadian Superstore. “Back-to-school is the perfect time for eye exams to be top of mind for parents. Having the ability to read the chalkboard and their textbooks clearly can greatly impact a child's success in the classroom.”
While experts recommend school-aged children receive an eye exam once a year, parents and guardians should be on the lookout for indicators of possible vision problems between visits. Fournier suggests watching for the following behaviours as a possible sign of a vision problem, and the need to see a vision care expert: Additional information is available at loblawstores.ca including an optical location in your neighbourhoods.