Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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Posted on 09-06-2016
While your child needs a variety of abilities to succeed in school, good vision is one of the most important. A back to school vision exam with one of our Philadelphia optometrists is one of the best things you can do to help your children perform well academically, mentally, and physically.
Reading, writing, working with a chalkboard, and using a computer are essential tasks in the classroom and they all require clear vision. As much as 80 percent of learning occurs through a child’s eyes, according to the American Optometric Association. Through a back to school eye exam and other types of optometry care, optometrists help students learn as much as possible during the school year.
Good vision is also essential for sports. Clear vision is necessary for good hand-eye coordination, which helps your child anticipate and hit that fast-moving baseball or catch a football. Eye-foot coordination is important for soccer. Good depth perception helps your child sink a basketball. Clear vision also helps your child enjoy watching sports, as being in the bleachers is more fun when you can see all the action.
A back to school exam helps your children explore the world and appreciate all its complexity and beauty. Clear vision also gives your kids the confidence they need to succeed socially. Help your child succeed in school, on the playing field, and in life with a back to school eye exam. Schedule an appointment for a back to school eye exam today.
Please ask about our New Patient Special of 10% off Exam, Glasses, and Contact Lenses. Call 215-554-6222 for an appointment with one of our eye doctors at Trend Eye Care in Northern Liberties 180 West Girard Ave #5, in Philadelphia, PA. Dial 215-866-2019 for Trend Eye Care 2 at our Philadelphia location near Temple University, 1501 N. Broad St #7.
Do you notice a connection between clear vision and performance in school?
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