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Check out this awesome video that shows a glimpse of what an eye exam can tell you about your overall health. Come see one of the eyecare professionals here at Soper Eye Center to get an exam for your health.
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Before hitting the stores for your kids school supplies, and getting the new fall clothes, make sure to remember your child's vision exam before starting school!
Approximately 80% of what a child learns is obtained through vision. It cannot be overstated, the importance of vision in the first years of life on learning skills such as: coordination, body-awareness, social skills, physical confidence, reading, facial recognition, memory, understanding spacial orientation and more.
Approximately 10% of preschoolers have a vision problem significant enough to effect learning. These could include near-sightedness, far-sightedness, astigmatism, convergence insufficiency or others. Not all causes of vision loss or difficulty may be solved with glasses or contacts alone, such as amblyopia, congenital cataracts, strabismus, or a host of others. Many children have difficulty explaining that there is a problem, or they may not know since they have adapted to vision they are used to.
Parents and teachers should watch for signs that may indicate a vision problem, including:
If you notice any of these signs in your preschooler, arrange for a visit to your eye doctor today!
Call Soper Eye Center @ 918-687-9998 to be seen by Dr. Wilkerson or Hollifield today!