Eye examination for your child

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Learn about eye examinations, the optometrist’s role and the equipment used, so you can prepare your child, and yourself, for the vision test.

Key points

  • An eye examination is performed by a licensed eye care professional, either an ophthalmologist or optometrist, who checks your child’s eye health and vision.
  • If you suspect your child has a vision problem, ask a licensed eye care professional’s opinion.
  • When choosing glasses for your child, make sure they like their glasses and they are going to wear them.
Last updated: May 22nd 2014