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It is imperative that parents watch for any sign of what could be an eye or vision problem. Indicators of these could be either poor hand- eye coordination or short attention span issues.
A complete and thorough eye examination should be performed at the age of 3. At this time the optometrist will evaluate your child’s eyes and vision and if necessary prescribe the appropriate glasses or vision therapy. If no treatment is necessary, the doctor will recommend a follow up visit at about age five. The optometrist will then do a comparison of the visits and assure that eye and vision development are occurring at the proper rates.