Eye exams can detect conditions early on before they become problematic. In many cases, eye conditions may not manifest themselves right away.
AOA President Dr. Andrea Thau was interviewed for the article, and recommended that after an infant eye assessment, children 5 years and older should have an eye exam every one to two years.
Early detection is key in identifying visual issues. To make sure that your child is seeing clearly and able to learn effectively, the MSO and AOA recommend scheduling an annual comprehensive eye exam before they head back to school.
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