The Importance of Eye Exams For Children
Proper eye care is an extremely important part of a child's development. Developments during this period will effect a child for the rest of his/her life. It is extremely important that children receive attention regarding their eyesight from a very early age to be sure that everything is developing correctly and to diagnose and treat any problems before they worsen or lead to more serious complications. Because many conditions may show symptoms even while your child is still an infant and become much harder to correct the longer they go untreated, it is very important to have regular eye exams for your child.
Dr. Slaughter of Austin, TX says, “Beginning from the age of 6 months, children should have comprehensive eye exams at least every year to assess any conditions that may hinder a child's development.”