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FAQ – Pediatric Eye Care


Here are some of the most commonly asked questions we receive and video answers for each. Toggle each question open and closed by clicking the + and – symbols. If you have a question for us, submit it using the form at the bottom of the page.
All kids should have their eyes checked. Holly Firfer explains how you know if your child is having difficulty seeing.

© 2013 CNN
This is a video for children to get ready for their eye exam and show parents the tests a pediatric optometrist will do.

© 2012 Dr. Vicky Fischer
Tons of parents ask Dr. Luke Small how he can do an eye exam on a 6 months Old! With a guest star Kenzy, Dr. Small shows you the steps he takes while examining your infant's eyes.

© 2017 Armstrong & Small Eye Care Centre
Uncorrected vision problems can affect children's performance in school and sports. If your child shows one or more of these symptoms, it's possible he or she may have a vision problem.

© 2018 AllAboutVision
eROP is an NIH-funded study that shows telemedicine could reduce obstacles to care for babies at risk of the potentially blinding disease retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). The investigators say that the approach, if adopted broadly, could help ease the strain on hospitals with limited access to ophthalmologists and lead to better care for infants in underserved areas of the country.

© 2014 National Eye Institute, NIH
Young children can now wear contact lenses in certain circumstances. Here are tips parents can use to help develop a healthy routine. Daily disposable contact lenses are a great way to learn because you don't have to take care of them. Dailies are also good if you don't want to wear them every day.

© 2013 Dr. Vicky Fischer


Optometrist: Risk for health issues, eye strain increases during remote learning.

© 2020 WRAL
Interim results of a prospective study on the use of the NaturalVue Multifocal daily disposable contact lens in children showed an 80% reduction from their previous rate of myopia progression.

© 2019 Healio
Can you change your eye color? No matter whether you have brown or blue eyes, you’ve probably been wondering how you’d look with green eyes, for example. You might assume that the color of your eyes is something you have no control over and that it’s all genetic. But have you ever wondered why your eyes look a bit lighter on a sunny day? Or why the eyes of people who are in a rage seem to go dark all of a sudden?

© 2018 Bright Side

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