Parent Information About Vision Screening
Vision is a learned activity!
The eyes are the body’s most important sensory organ because we receive 80% of all information through them. It’s interesting that newborns have to learn to see just as much as to walk and speak. Every day parents witness progress as their baby learns to move or speak their first words but how and what the child sees remains unknown.
Two healthy eyes are of critical importance to a child’s wellbeing and development. A visual disorder compromises social and scholastic achievements, can be dangerous in traffic and restrict occupational choices later in life.
Below are some frequently asked questions parents have concerning the eye screening of their child.