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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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Seeing Well Is Important to Kids!

Thanks to Monica Beyer, writer, for including our great optometric resource by Dr. Andrea Thau, the AOA Spokesperson: When A Visit To The Eye Doc Is In Order SheKnows.com| Monica Beyer | 09/06/2012 Here is a short part of the article: “Seeing well is important for kids — it’s how they learn, interact and grow […]

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Beauty Inside & Out in the Colorado Rockies

We just spent 1 week in Beaver Creek, a ski resort near Vail, CO.  What a delightful time we had, relaxing, taking in nature, making smores, singing and oh yes, doing a little work.  My 11 month old grand-daughter loved the ski lifts & hikes as well.   I’m so very grateful for my  family. […]

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Its Your Health Radio Interview

It’s Your Health is a dynamic and engaging radio program dedicated to providing strategies for healthier living.  Lisa Davis, M.P.H., C.N.C. host of http://www.itsyourhealthradio.org/ provides a holistic approach to physical, emotional, and spiritual health and wellness.  Lisa inspires her listeners through interviews with local and nationally known health experts, and guests who have made tremendous changes […]

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Is Your Child Ready For Contact Lenses?

“Are contact lenses appropriate, or even safe, for my child to wear?” Many parents ask me those questions.  Our practice, Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center PC, has been successfully  fitting contact lenses on children, even as young as 1 years old.   When the kids as this young, it is usually for a very specific […]

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