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When should a child have their first eye exam?

September 27, 2016

Ideally children should be seen by age one to make sure that everything is developing correctly, around age three when they can start to identify pictures and as the enter school to ensure that the best vision possible.

Children may need glasses for several reasons—some of which are different than for adults. Because a child’s vision system is growing and developing, especially during the first 5-6 years of life, glasses may play an important role in insuring normal vision development.

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