Your Child's Eyes

Your Child's Eyes

Resources for Parents

Did you know?

Many children try to adapt to their vision problem without knowing they could see better. As a parent you are best placed to detect the signs of a potential vision problem.

Through regular eye examinations and by following some simple guidelines you can help your child to achieve the best possible vision and prevent conditions that can lead to permanent vision impairment.

How parents can help

Healthy eye environment

Common eye problems

Eye safety

The most common vision problems experienced by school-aged children are those affecting the ability to see clearly and sharply:

Once recognised, these problems are usually easy to correct. Other vision problems may be more difficult to detect, such as a turned or lazy eye, and require treatment by an optometrist. Early detection is the key.

For more information:

Parent's Guide to Good Vision
Multilingual Parent's Guide to Good Vision