Good Vision Throughout Life

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Infant Vision

Babies learn to see, just like they learn to walk and talk. They are not born with all the visual abilities they need in life. Healthy eyes and good vision play a critical role in how infants and children learn to see. Infants with eye and vision problems can have developmental delays.

Preschool Vision

In the preschool years, children develop the visual abilities they will need throughout school and life. Ensuring that vision is developing normally can provide a good head start for school.

School-Aged Vision

A good education starts with good vision. Your child's eyes are constantly in use in the classroom and at play. So when vision is not at its best, learning and recreational activities suffer. There are things you can do to be certain your child's vision is ready for school each year and visual stress of schoolwork is minimized.

Adult Vision: Age 19-40

Most adults in this age range enjoy healthy eyes and good vision. The most common eye and vision problems are due to visual stress and eye injuries.

Adult Vision: Age 41-60

Difficulty seeing clearly for reading and close work is among the most common problems adults develop between these ages. Also, other changes in the eyes can start to affect work and enjoyment of life.

Adult Vision: Age 60+

Vision changes as you get older, but these changes don't have to compromise your lifestyle. Knowing what to expect and when to seek professional care can help you safeguard your vision.

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