The New Zealand Association of Optometrists highlights that there is a clear link between a child’s ability to see well and his or her ability to learn and succeed in school.
If your child is having difficulty at school, it could be worth investigating if a previously undetected visual problem is the underlying cause.
You can look out for the following signs that your child may have a vision problem:
Sometimes, near-vision problems mean a child's eyes have to work extra hard to see closer items (such as words on a page). There may not be any blurriness but the extra work their eyes are doing to try and focus can lead to headaches, difficulty concentrating, or letters and words jumbling themselves up on the page.
To find out more about how Mr Foureyes is helping children with vision problems, read about our Buy One, Give One approach.
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