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Eye Care for Kids

What To Expect at Your Child’s First Eye Exam

Saturday, April 15th, 2023

Your child’s first eye exam is the first of many rites of passage as they grow. Are you wondering what your child’s first eye exam is going to be like? The First Exam Technically, your child’s first eye exam will take place soon after they are born, as part of their well-baby exam. It is recommended that...  Read More

Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

Monday, August 15th, 2022

It might sound odd to people who have always had perfect vision, but for those of us with vision problems it can be difficult to recognize that you aren’t seeing as well as you should be. Worsening vision can happen very gradually, and you may not think much about it when objects that are far...  Read More

Premature Babies and Eye Problems

Sunday, May 15th, 2022

If you are the parent of a premature baby, you no doubt know that there are some health conditions your little one is more likely to suffer from. Along with these, of course, are problems with the eyes and seeing properly. It is important to know that pediatric eye exams can catch problems early, which can lead...  Read More

Does your child have a lazy eye?

Saturday, January 15th, 2022

It can be a bit difficult to tell if your child has a lazy eye, but this is definitely something you want to watch out for. A lazy eye can result in long-term problems if it is left untreated. Fortunately, it is very easily treatable. Read on for some more information about this condition and how your...  Read More

When should your child have their first eye exam?

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021

When you are a new parent, suddenly the to-do list expands exponentially. Now you have a whole new person to take care of, and that, of course, includes taking care of their health. You no doubt take them to the doctor for regular checkups – but when should they go see the eye doctor for their first...  Read More

Pediatric eye care services available at Marion Eye Center and Optical

Saturday, August 15th, 2020

At Marion Eye Center and Optical, we help patients in the areas of IL and MO with their eyecare needs. Additionally, we have a unique focus on helping children with vision concerns. We offer pediatric eyecare for new and current children, and work with the entire family to offer specialized care. What services are available...  Read More

5 Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Knowing that your child is struggling with their vision can be difficult. They may not even know it themselves. Nearly 80% of what a child learns is obtained visually. That’s why it’s important for your child to have a vision screening or comprehensive exam by age five. This helps to promote early detection and intervention...  Read More

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