When K-12 Academic Challenges Arise, This Exam is Essential

Classroom of children learning after vision therapy

The American Optometric Association reports that 1 in 4 children have a vision issue that negatively impacts learning. Even children with “perfect vision” can still struggle academically because other aspects of the visual system are not perfect. This makes 20/20 vision only one measure of the visual system. If the whole visual system is not Continue reading

What Parents Need to Know About Nearsightedness (Myopia) Prevention for Children

Nearsighted young teen

Nearsightedness (Myopia) among children has been rapidly increasing for decades yet the risks and treatment are widely misunderstood by parents and caregivers. Prevention and early detection are two keys to controlling this epidemic impacting children’s vision, development and classroom learning. What is nearsightedness? Nearsightedness, also known as myopia, is a vision condition that impacts a Continue reading

Gaming: Keep your eyes comfortable while you conquer

Teen playing video game

Playing video games is an exciting hobby for both kids and adults. Not only is it incredibly fun, it can actually have visual skills benefits. Many digital games can improve your visual reaction time, expand your visual attention, and train your eyes to see in more detail. All of these things are excellent skills for Continue reading