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How Can My Child See Well and Still Have a Vision Problem?

Thanks to Dr. Dan Fortenbacher for his great blog, Good sight and bad vision…recognizing the difference and how to explain it to parents. Here his simple answer: “Yes your child may have good eyesight, but from what I can see, he has poor vision skills and that it is important that they make an appointment with […]

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School Started! Is Your Child Visually Ready for Success?

Thanks to COVD for their PSA on the critical link between vision and learning. By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Colorado Optometrist in Vision Development, Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center

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3 Visual Tips To Help Your Child Succeed in School and Sports

Does your child struggle in school? Don’t miss the possible problem. Hear Dr. Lynn Hellerstein describe 3 tips for creating successful students and confident kids: 1. Have your child’s vision yearly, starting at age 1. If there are concerns with learning, visual processing or eye alignment, find a developmental optometrist at: www.covd.org 2. Use the […]

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School Readiness Summit – Focus On Vision

AOA with the generous support of Hoya Vision Care, held a great multi-disciplinary vision summit in Washington DC in April 2011.  I was honored to have been chosen as one of the 50 summit attendees as the representative of COVD.   26 different agencies has signed on to the joint statement regarding the importance of […]

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Is Your Child Visually Ready for School?

August was declared National Children’s Vision and Learning Month in 1995. The goal of this national observance is to help educate parents about the critical link between vision and learning. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development will be hosting a webinar with Jillian and Robin Benoit on August 25th to celebrate the month. Jillian […]

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Vision Screening Is Essential!

From Today’s Vision Monday…… PBA Says New Children’s Vision Screening Recommendation Aligns With Their Mission CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has announced that it is aligning goals with a recent recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) regarding vision screening of all children between the ages of 3 and 5. The USPSTF report notes that approximately […]

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