Middle childhood is a common time for the recognition of vision problems, especially when children first have assigned seats in classrooms. Vision screening, an important part of your child's checkups, may reveal the need for further vision testing.
Glaucoma is a serious eye disorder caused by increased pressure within the eye, long periods of pressure can damage the optic nerve, resulting in loss of vision. It may be due to either overproduction or inadequate drainage of the fluid within the eye.
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