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August is Vision & Learning Month

We’re declaring 2018 the #SummerofSkills in celebration of Vision & Learning Month in August! Why the Summer of Skills? As technology becomes more and more central to our lives, the increased screen time means kids are starting school without basic skills like hand-eye coordination. Childhood activities like using scissors, drawing, painting, and handwriting are not…

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Farsighted Children Struggle with Attention

​Vision problems often undetected, uncorrected in younger kids By: Misti Crane Published on October 09, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farsighted preschoolers and kindergartners have a harder time paying attention and that could put them at risk of slipping behind in school, a new study suggests. An estimated 4 to 14 percent of preschoolers have moderate…

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Back to School – Are you missing something?

Back To School Eye Exam

Published on Jun 30, 2014 by COVD As children get ready to go back to school, parents are going through their checklists to make sure everything is taken care of so their children are fully prepared for school. However, most checklists are missing something that could make the difference between success and failure. Watch this…

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Are Contact Lenses A Good Choice For Kids?

Oftentimes we get asked “Can my child wear contact lenses? Are they old enough? Is it safe?” The answer to this question is very dependent on your child. Contact lenses can offer a variety of benefits and there is no particular age limit. Successful contact lens wear and care depends more on the level of responsibility and…

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National Stroke Awareness Month

Stroke can happen to anyone, at any time, at any age. In America today, stroke in young adults is increasing at an alarming rate. On top of that, 73% of young Americans are not familiar with stroke symptoms and the need for urgent medical attention. During National Stroke Awareness Month watch this video to learn…

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May is Healthy Vision Month

The National Eye Institute is celebrating Healthy Vision Month by encouraging women to make eye health a priority. Check out NEI’s video with Dr. Rachel Bishop and women committed to eye health! For More information visit the National Eye Institute website here.

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Learn the Early Signs of Autism

Autism Speaks Autism Awareness Month

Autism Speaks’ multi-year Ad Council public service advertising campaign stresses the importance of recognizing the early signs of autism and seeking early intervention services. Recent research confirms that appropriate screening can determine whether a child is at risk for autism as young as one year. While every child develops differently, we also know that early…

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Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Prism Lenses

Anna M. Barrett, MD, is a cognitive neurologist and neuroscientist; she is also the director of Stroke Rehabilitation Research at Kessler Foundation, co-leader of the KIR Stroke Rehabilitation Program, chief of Neurorehabilitation Program Innovation, and a professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Her ongoing research overviews the close relationship…

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