Back to School: 5 Essential Questions About Well-child Visits
When children are healthy, well-child visits are easy to skip. They can be another thing to add to an already packed schedule, but they’re vital to ensuring healthy development and avoiding future health problems. Once children are school-age, well-child visits are often called back-to-school physicals.
Visual Acuity 101: Uncover vision disorders before eyes stop growing
One in four children has a vision problem. Since treatment efficacy declines as we age, early detection and treatment are critical. Left untreated, kids can experience many challenges, including blindness.
An easy way to detect pediatric vision problems early
Being able to screen children who are not yet able to use an eye chart is crucial in identifying problems early and starting treatment that, if not initiated, could result in permanent vision loss. -- Lisa M. Pepka , MD, pediatrician, Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics
Compare The Leading Pediatric Vision Screeners
The Top Photoscreeners: Which One Is Right for You? Are you considering a photoscreener for your pediatric practice? Early detection and treatment of vision problems are critical in order to help prevent permanent vision loss, and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now recommends photoscreening for children aged 12 months-5 years.1
Great Catches: The Value of Early and Routine Vision Screening
Early vision screening is fundamental, but screening your patient’s early and routinely is critical in detecting amblyopia risk factors that may cause childhood blindness. Vision often changes as children develop. By photoscreening and testing visual acuity throughout childhood—starting at age 1 per the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)— you’ll help detect vision issues and prevent permanent vision loss in your young patients.1
Digital Visual Acuity Test – Goodbye Snellen Chart
We built a more convenient, effective way to calculate visual acuity, and we are very excited to launch our interactive Digital Visual Acuity test.