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Eye conditions that Affect Children

 

Signs and Symptoms of Possible Eye Conditions in your child*

Eyes are misaligned or child reports double vision

Frequently squinting one eye closed

Eyelids are red, crusty or swollen

Frequently rubbing eyes

Tilting the head or turning to one side

Has trouble reading or doing close-up work

Things are blurry or hard to see

Frequent Headaches

Difficulties in school that teachers or clinicians feel could be vision related

Abnormal reflex of the eyes in photos

Unclear appearance to the eyes or change in size of the eyes

 

*If you are concerned your child is exhibiting any of these, please contact their primary care doctor who can determine if you should see an eye doctor.