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Your child failed a vision screening test. Now what?

close up of blue eyed blond childThe first thing is not to panic. Schools do standard vision screening in order to catch eye conditions before they become problematic.

Abnormal results on a vision screening test is more common than you might think. The key is to get it checked out as soon as possible by your local eye doctor.

The problems detected in a school vision screenings run the gamut between a child that needs glasses, to more complex issues such as misalignment of the eyes, amblyopia, or some other eye health issue.

The most important thing to remember is that by catching the eye condition early, treatment is almost always possible.

The bottom line is that an eye specialist trained in the care of children such as Loudoun Eye Associates is the best course of action to adequately assess all of the possibilities. So first thing breath… And then give your caring eye professionals at Loudoun eye a call.