Preparing Your Child for Success at School

Cataract Surgery: Unusual Questions Answered That You Never Thought To Ask

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If you are scheduled to have cataract surgery, your optometrist has already prepared you by telling you some things about the procedure. You already know that your clouded lenses will be removed and replaced with contact lenses. You also know that laser surgery means less down time than traditional eye surgery. While the optometrist covered the basics and some details, making sure to answer questions everyone in your position asks, there are still some questions that go unasked and unanswered.…

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Tips For Making Your Child's First Eye Exam A Good Experience

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Even though your family’s pediatrician should check your child’s eyes during his or her annual well checkup, the American Optometric Association recommends that children have their first eye exam by age three. However, taking a three-year-old to the eye doctor can be stressful. After all, you never know how a toddler will react to the new experience, and the last thing you want is for your child to develop a fear of the eye doctor during his or her first comprehensive exam.…

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How To Create A Kid-Approved Eye Doctor Visit

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Your child’s first few appointments at the eye doctor may be a little scary— the equipment can be daunting, and the doctor will need a lot of cooperation to complete a thorough exam. There are a few things that you can do to help your child get used to the idea of an eye exam.  Walk Your Child Through the Appointment The first step is to let your child know what to expect during the visit.…

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