children's vision month

OTTAWA, October 1, 2019 – Good vision provides a head start for learning, so during Children’s Vision Month, the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is encouraging parents to help improve their child’s school success with a
October is Children’s Vision Month and the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) encourages parents to “GetEyewise” and make sure they take their child to the optometrist for a comprehensive eye exam.
Vision is one of the most important components of learning, with studies showing that 80 percent of what a child learns in school is information that is presented visually.
Advocacy: Children's Vision Month Site Visit Instructions 2016
Importance of Eye Exams Regardless of your age or physical health, an annual comprehensive eye exam helps detect vision issues at an early stages, improving treatment options.