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Pediatric Vision Archives | Page 2 of 3 | Long Island Eye Doctor

Autism and Vision

April 18, 2014 |

April is Autism Awareness Month.  Specifically, for the past few years, April 2 has been dedicated to celebrate the day with events to raise funding and awareness about the condition. 

The New York Times recently … Read More

How Vision Therapy Can Help Our Kids from Failing in School

April 2, 2014 |

School age children have much more pressure to succeed in school these days.  Standardized tests are now part of a daily reality and it is not unusual for children even in elementary school to have hours of reading and homework … Read More

All About Lazy Eyes Part 2

March 12, 2014 |

Today’s blog is the second of the series, you can read the first here

Once you have been diagnosed with Lazy Eye or Amblyopia, you may wonder, what can be done about it?

Children under the age of 8 have … Read More

All About Lazy Eyes Part 1

February 26, 2014 |

Has someone told you that one of your eyes are lazy?  Did you think “How rude, my eyes are trying their very best!”   All kidding aside may people are confused about the term Lazy eye and what this means for … Read More

Are undiagnosed vision problems limiting your child’s performance?

January 24, 2014 |

The effects of vision problems are most apparent to me when I have an adult patient with an eye coordination problem.  I ask them if they have any difficulty reading, and they usually reply “No, I never liked reading”  They … Read More

No-Glare Lenses and Children

September 27, 2012 |

Parents often don’t realize how important it is to opt for no-glare lenses for their children’s eyeglasses.  After all, the kids won’t be doing any night driving – or at least we hope not.  In fact, no-glare lenses are important … Read More

Eye Exams for Babies and Toddlers

September 25, 2012 | 1

While the eyes of babies and toddlers are checked during well-child visits at the pediatrician’s office, the American Optometric Association says that toddlers should also have eye exams by an optometrist as well.

The truth is that some primary care … Read More

The Clock is Ticking in 3D

March 26, 2011 | 1

I recently attended a conference about 3D at the State University of New York Optometry School.   Topics were related to 3D or 3 Dimensions (the ability of our eyes, or more importantly, our brain, to perceive depth) and how it affects … Read More

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