Vision disorders are the most prevalent handicapping condition in children. More than 47,000 pre-school children in Ohio have a vision problem that could lead to permanent vision loss. But, only a third of all children in the United States have had any form of eye care service before their sixth birthday, according to the CDC. Eye problems can range from common refractive errors such as nearsightedness and farsightedness, to serious eye disease. 


Below are videos that talk about common eye problems in children.

Refractive Errors




© 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.