Have you ever had an eye exam? Have your kiddos? If the answer is no, you should schedule one right now for all of you. Not only are eye exams essential for diagnosing impaired eyesight, they can also help diagnose bigger problems that are best caught early and treated like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.
Ever since my daughter was little and she developed the hemangioma behind her eye on her optic nerve, we’ve seen more than our share of eye professionals. In that time we’ve discussed all the things that we need to be watching for and all the ways we can protect her eyesight well past childhood, most of which is true for every child, not just those like my daughter that have special circumstances.