At Belmont Eye Center, Dr. Sandra Belmont is committed to the health of your children’s eyes. Even children with good vision should be examined periodically to make sure their eyes are healthy. It is also advisable to start vision testing for children around the age of three.
August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. What better time to schedule a pediatric appointment for each of your children? This way you can have their eyes checked before the school year begins.
Keeping your children’s eyes safe from injury requires common sense and taking key precautions. Some basic things that parents can do to prevent injury include:
When observing your children and considering whether to have their vision checked, some things to be concerned about include:
Early detection of some conditions, such as amblyopia (“lazy eye”), is important — it may allow your eye doctor to treat your baby or young child and prevent future vision problems.
Dr. Sandra Belmont, Belmont Eye Center’s lead surgeon, is dedicated to the visual health of all of her patients, including children. Please call (212) 486-2020 to schedule a consultation with the doctor to discuss your family’s personal vision needs.