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Start the School Year With Good Vision

As you might have guessed, a lot of progress at school is accomplished visually. Yet interestingly, in spite of this strong correlation between sight and learning, a lot of people don't seem to be aware of just how frequently occurring vision problems are, and don't include eye exams as part of their child's back to school health check-up. As your kid's vision may change frequently, regular eye and vision care is necessary for success at school.

Children have a truly astounding ability to work with a vision problem. As children go through school, it becomes even more important to monitor their eyesight.

Struggling to meet the visual requirements at school may affect his or her academic growth. Technology that's recently been integrated into the classroom, like interactive whiteboards, can sometimes provoke previously unknown vision issues. If a student doesn't have good enough vision, it isn't just their performance at school that is affected. It's mentally and emotionally challenging for them too.

If you're the parent of a glasses-wearing child, the start of the school year is a good opportunity to see if their current frames are right for them. Sometimes, although a child can see clearly wearing his or her current pair of glasses, they might fit poorly or perhaps the lenses no longer align with the child's eyes due to normal development. If kids don't feel good in their glasses, they probably won't wear them much.

Find a good time to make an appointment to see us when you're getting your kids ready for their year. We'll help our young patients start the new school year with excellent vision.

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We will be open for routine eye exams on Monday, May 18. Click here to read or COVID-19 Safety protocols.

Dr. Schechter is also seeing patients via Telemedicine as well.

Please call us at 215-745-0993 with any questions or concerns and we will get back to you as soon as possible

In addition, we can still take orders for contact lenses and ship them directly to your house. Plus we will WAIVE SHIPPING COSTS! Just give us a call and we’ll order your lenses for you right away.