Children don't always realize that they are having vision problems, afterall their vision is the only vision they have ever known. It’s important to be on the watch for signs that suggest your child may be struggling to see. Some of the more common signs include:
Most of these signs are fairly intuitive, but there is a long list of other signs and symptoms that are linked to vision and learning that aren’t so obvious. Some of these include:
If your child is experiencing any of these signs or symptoms, it is important to address the issue with your family’s doctor of optometry. Treatments such as vision therapy or reading programs may be needed to help with the underlying vision problem. If you are the least bit concerned, book an appointment today with your local doctor of optometry.