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.
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a common vision problem that often begins in childhood. Scientists arent' certain why, but it appears to be increasing among kids. Learn how myopia develops, how it is diagnosed and treated, and ways to help prevent it from getting worse.