How to Protect Your Child’s Eyes from Digital Eye Strain

Digital eye strain is not just a problem for adults. Children from toddler age to adolescence can also suffer from digital eye strain at an early age, due to overexposure to or misuse of device screens. Devices such as computers, smartphones, tablets and televisions produce intense artificial light that can hurt your child’s eyes and…

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Young boy getting his eyes checked

When Should My Child Have an Eye Exam?

According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), you should schedule your child’s first eye exam at six months of age. Your child’s eye doctor will perform tests to ensure your child’s eyes are healthy and that there are no problems that might interfere with normal visual development. In addition, the doctor will set your child…

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