As your child grows and develops their eye’s grow and develop and this can lead to changes in their vision.
Research indicates that 80% of learning is done visually and that 25% of kids have an undiagnosed eye condition. Taking a little time to have your child’s vision checked is an important part of getting them back to school ready.
The Canadian Association of Optometrists recommends starting annual vision checks before the age of three. If your kids haven’t had the opportunity to get their vision checked yet, now is always a great time to start. At our practice, children’s eye exams are fully covered by BC medical. A child’s eye exam usually takes 10-20 minutes.
- Book Online
Use our online booking section to find an appointment slot that’s right for you and your child’s schedule. Trying to cram to many things in a day can stress everyone out, find a time that’s right for you.
- Take a Selfie!
We have patients that take a picture of their child every year as a way of recording their growth. It’s fun to look back over the pictures. As your child develops have them take the picture themselves.
Plan something your kids might like for after the exam like a trip to the playground or favorite snack. (We usually have candies at the front desk which all are welcome to, but that’s your choice if you want to offer them to your family.)
We’ll do our very best to ensure you and your child have a great experience, making them feel at home and comfortable with the environment. We truly believe that having your child’s vision checked is a vital part of setting them up for success at school!