Most parents are unaware of the importance of having their child’s vision examined on a regular basis prior to age 5 or 6 (when the child enters kindergarten and is required to participate in a vision screening). One of the most logical places to conduct vision screenings for preschool children and educate parents about the importance of eye health and safety is in the primary health care setting, as the child is regularly examined for well-child check ups.

 

One of the most logical places to conduct preschool vision screenings and educate parents about the importance of eye health and safety is in the primary health care setting during well-child checks.

 

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In partnership with AAP Ohio Chapter, Prevent Blindness has several programs to assist and incentivise practices to either begin or continuously improve preschool vision screenings.

 

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Link directly to information about preschool vision screening trainings and online registration.



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© 2016 by Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate

This work is funded either in whole or in part by a grant awarded by the Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child and Family Health, Save Our Sight and as a sub-award of a grant issued by The Ohio Department of Health under the Save Our Sight Program.