Wednesday, September 11 2013, 06:40 PM MDT
Vision Tips: Dr. David Dries
(KUTV) Wednesday we were joined in studio by Dr. David Dries Pediatric Ophthalmologist at the University of Utah's Moran Eye Center.
He provided valuable information concerning the importance of keeping up on your child’s vision.
Q: WHEN SHOULD MY CHILD HAVE HER FIRST EYE EXAM?
Don't wait until your child enters kindergarten for his first complete eye exam.
Q: MY CHILD DOESN'T WANT TO READ. COULD VISION BE A PROBLEM?
Children that avoid books or reading may have a vision problem.
Q: MY CHILD DOESN'T WANT TO WEAR GLASSES. HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG TO WEAR CONTACT LENSES?
Children age 10 and above can usually manage contact lenses.
Q: HOW CAN I ENCOURAGE MY CHILD TO WEAR GLASSES?
If your child is resistant to wearing glasses, point out those with familiar faces who also wear them.
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