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Child Vision Care
Look after your children's eyes - have their eyes tested yearly.
Children are more likely to be unaware of visual problems. Their vision is usually
"normal" according to them. They have no easy way to compare their vision with
what other people see and thus cannot judge when their vision is defective. The
blobs on trees have always looked like that and they have no way of knowing that
they are actually leaves.
Children usually have an eye check at birth. This is done by the pediatrician. This
is to make sure the retina is intact and that there are no tumors. Children should
have their eyes checked at or by age three.
They should be re-examined at age 6 or half way into year 1 at school, when they
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