Archive for August 2016
School Vision Screening ≠ Comprehensive Eye Exam
A school vision screening, while a highly useful tool in schools, tends to be limited to testing the student’s eyesight. It provides some information about a student’s ability to read an eye chart that is 20 feet away and it may also have a color vision test, but the simplicity of the test will miss…Read More
Vision Screening for Back to School!
Every year, Jesus Shack organizes “Operation: Back to School” for low-income families of Bakersfield in preparation for school. The event provides free backpacks, school supplies, physicals, immunizations, vision screenings and much more. One of our doctors, Dr. Virginie Dang, volunteered and offered her services to these kids, along with several other doctors and volunteers. The…Read More
Press Release: Vision & Learning Month
College of Optometrists in Vision Development Promotes August is Vision & Learning Month: A Back to School Comprehensive Eye Exam can Catch what School Screenings Miss “One in ten children in America—over 5 million in all—has a vision problem significant enough to impact their ability to learn in school. While the typical school vision screening…Read More