Does your Child Really Need Glasses?

Does your Child Really Need Glasses?

A Parent's Complete Guide to Eyecare

Paperback - 2003
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Everything You Need to Know to Protect Your Child's Vision Every year, thousands of children are given eyeglasses they don't need while many others suffer from poor vision or eye discomfort without receiving proper treatment. If your child has a vision problem that requires corrective lenses, it's critical that he or she receives glasses in a timely manner. On the other hand, many eyeglass prescriptions for childrenare not necessaryand, in fact, may harm normal visual development. How can you, the parent, know what to do? In this practical, comprehensive guide, noted pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Robert A. Clark covers not only glasses but also the whole range of common eyecare problems in children--from infancy through the teenage years. You'll discover: ·The most common vision and eye problems ·The role of vision in learning disorders ·Step-by-step recommendations and treatment options ·A set of detailed instructions for performing a home eye exam ·And much, much more! Foreword by Arthur L. Rosenbaum, M.D., vice-chair, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles
Publisher: Roseville, Calif. : Prima, c2003.
ISBN: 9780761563778
0761563776
Characteristics: xvi, 271 pages :,illustrations ;,23 cm.

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