Today's Parent magazine published an article that featured the COS/CAO position statement on electronic screen use for children. The article was so well received, that a shortened version will be included in the next print issue!
In recognition of Vision Health Month, Ginette Petitpas, Minister of Health, urges Canadians to "make visiting an optometrist a part of their regular health routine". https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/news/2018/05/vision-health-month.html
Vision disorders are a common pediatric health problem in Canada and the United States.1,2,3 (Appendix 1) It is estimated that nearly 25% of school-age children have vision problems.4-6 Despite the economic, social and health care advances that have occur