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Child's Vision

Your Child's Vision

Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of kids development.

Their eyes should be examined regulary, as many vision

problems & eye disease can be detected & treated early.

Eye Doctors

- be sure to make vision care & eye check a part of your

child's routine medical.

- different kinds of doctors offer eye care & the names

can be confusing :

* Ophthamologists : are medical doctors who provide

comprehensive eye care with medicine & surgery

* Dediate Ophthalmologists : are medical doctors who

provide comprehensive to treat kid's eye problems.

* Optometrists : provide service that may be similar to

ophthalmologists, but they dont perform surgery, some

optometists specialize in kids eye problems.

* Opticians : Fit & adjust eyeglasses

Vision Myths & Facts

Myth : Vision loss happens & there is nothing

you can do to prevent it.

Fact : There is some truth to this, while as we age

our vision will naturally deteriorate & won't be as

sharp. But, you can slow this down with a healthy

diet, wearing protective eye gear such as goggles

or sunglasses, & having regular eye exams.

Vision Myths & Facts

Myth : Wearing someone's glasses will hurt

your eyes more then it will help.

Fact : There is a slight truth to this one. While you

are wearing someone else's glasses your eyes will

not be working as they normally would. This

however is only temporary & as soon as you take

the glasses off your eyes will automatically adjust

back to normal.

Vision Myths & Facts

Myth : Reading in the dark can damage

your eyes.

Fact : We have all read in the dark once or twice

in our lives I'm sure. Lucky for us, the only things

this will cause is eye fatigue. You may get a slight

headache & your eyes will become tired a bit

quicker causing words to seem blurry but this only

temporary and no permanent damage has been

done to your vision.

Vision Myths & Facts

Myth : If you eat carrots they will improve

your vision.

Fact : While it is true that carrots carry

beta-carotene and a source of vitamin A, which

are both essential nutrients, eating carrots will not

improve your eye sights regardless how many you

eat. They are however an essential part to a

 healthy diet.

Vision Myths & Facts

Mthys : If you sit too close to the TV you'll

hurt your eyes.

Fact : The truth is if you need to sit close to the

TV clearly see what is going on you may already

have vision problems. Sitting close to any object to

see it better is a symptoms of nearsightedness

& you should talk with your doctor. However,

there is no scientific proof that stting too close

to a TV will cause any damage to your eye sight.

About the Human Eye

The eyes are composed of more than

 2 million working parts.


- Transript of the eye are composed of more

than 2 million working parts a. The eyes are

composed of more than 2 million working parts

& contribute 85% towards your total knowledge

of everything perceived. The human eye can

detect 10 million different colors.  The cornea

is the only part of the human body that has no

blood supply. External parts of the eyes include

the sclera, conjuctivitis and the cornea.

- This main fuction of the eye is to provide

vision, components of the eye have a variety

of rolars that can helps and support it. As

light hits an objects it is reflected back

into our eyes at a certain angle, which

stimulates the sensory nerve which carry

signals to the brain in order to provide vision.

- Optical illusions are categorized by visually

perceived images which differ from objective

reality the information which is gathered by

the eye is processed in the brain in order to

give out the perception which does not tally

with our physical measurement of the

stimulus source.

5 Warning Signs of Vision Problems in Kids

5 Warning Signs of Vision Problems

 in Kids


1. Sitting near the Tv or holding a book too close

- your child way look like they are deep in concerntration

but the need to be close to something they are concerntrating

on can be sign of nearsightedness.


2. Frequent rubbing of the eyes.

- if your lettle one rubs their eyes frequently whilst

thye are trying to concerntrate in something, it

might not just  be beacuse they are tired, this

could be a symptoms of blurred vision.


3. Often losing people while reading or using

a finger to track words.

- as children learn how to read, they often use their

finger to trace the words and keep their place.

As they age, they should be able to read without the need

to trace their words. Try encouraging them to read aloud

without using their finger.


4.Sensitivity to light & or excessive tearing.

- if your child is sensitive to general lighting, such as bright lights

indoors / sunshine, this could be a sign of an underlying eye



5. Squinting / Tilting the head to see the class

board better.

- teachers should watch out for children squinting / tilting

their head to help them see the board & report to parents

so that an eye test can be scheduled.

Simple tips for healthy eye

6. Give your eyes a rest

- if you spend alot of time at the computer or

focusing on any one thing, you sometimes

forget to blink and your eyes can get fatigued.

Try the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look away

about 20 feet infront of you 20 seconds. This can help

reduce eyestrain.

Simple tips for healthy eye

5. Quit Smoking or Never Start

- smoking is as bad for your eyes as it is for the rest

of your body. Research has linked smoking to an

increased risk of developing age-related macular

degeneration, cataract and optic nerve damage, all

of which can lead to blindness.

Simple tips for healthy eye

4. Wear protective eyewear.

-wear protective eyewear when playing sports

or doing activities around the home. Protective

eyewear include safety glasses and goggles,

safety shields, and eye guards specially designed to

provide the correct protection for a certain activity.

Most protective eyewear lenses are made of

polycarbonate, when is 10 times stronger than

other plastics. Many eye care provides sell protective

eyewear, as do some sporting good stores.

Simple tips for healthy eye

3. Eat right to protect your sight.

- you've heard carrots are good for your eyes.

But eating a diet rich in fruits & vegetables,

particulary dark leafy greens such as spinach,

kale, or collard greens is important for keeping

your eyes healthy, too. Research has also shown there

are eye health benefits from eating fish high in

omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, tuna & halibut.

Simple tips for healthy eye

2. Know your family's eye health history.

- Talk to your family members abut their eye

health history. Its important to know if anyone has been

diagnosed with a diseases or condition since many

are hereditary. This will help to determine if you are at

higher risk for developing an eye diseases or condition.

Simple tips for healthy eye

1. Have a comprehensive dilated

eye exam.

- you might think your vision is fine or that your eyes

healthy, but visiting your eye care professional for a

comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to

really be sure.

Simple tips for healthy eye

Simple tips for Healthy Eyes.

-your eyes are an important part of your health.

There are many things you can do to keep them

healthy and make sue you are seeing your best.

Follow these simple steps for maintaining healthy

eyes well into your golden years.

*stay with us for the simple tips

About the Human Eye

Unbelievable Facts About the Human Eye.

1. Your retina actually perceive the outside world as upside

down, your brain flips the image for you.

2. In addiction to being upside down, image arrive at your

retina split in half & distorted.

- each half of your brain receives one half of the image,

and the scramble the images together to complex the

whole picture you're used to seeing.

3.Your retina cannot detect the colour red.

-although your retinas have red, green and blue color

receptors, the red receptor only detects yellow-green,

and the green receptor detects blue-green. Your brain

combines these signals and turns into red.

4. On average, you blink almost 17 times a minute.

-thats 14280 times in 14 hour day, and 5.2 million

times a year.

5. 20/20 vision, doesn't equal perfect vision. It just

means you can see 20 feet infront of you as well as

the average person can.

6. If you're shortsighted, your eyeball is longer than

normal. If you're farsighted, it's shorter than averange.

7. Your eyes are almost the same size as they were

whem you were born. And new born babies can see

clearly up to 15 inches away.


Maintenance of your Ortho-K .

Once you have reached your best corrected vision, you

will wear your Ortho-K lenses every night while you sleep,

or less often if directed by your eye care doctor to

maintain your correction. For as long as you continue

Ortho-K you should enjoy the clear vision created by

Ortho-K lenses.



Follow up !

Your practitioner will schedule several follow up

appointment to monitor your progress & to make

any adjustments to your treatment. After about a

month, your practitioner may have you discontinue

lens wear for 48 to 72 hours to determine how long

your eyes will hold your corrected vision.

From this, you & your practitioner will be able to

establish whether you need to wear your lenses

every night or every other night.



What to expect with Ortho-K :

- While advancement in diagnosis & manufacting

Ortho-K lenses allows for near immediate results,

each individual patients has your practitioner your

visual goals.



Ortho-K lenses is that they are SAFE !



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