Children, Vision, and Learning

Children, Vision, and Learning

The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends early eye checks. Healthy eyesight is important for learning and development. Studies show that most of what the brain learns comes from the eyes. Your child must have a good vision to have a better learning experience. Here are the details. 



Good Vision May Help Your Child Excel


Your child’s success in class will need good eyesight. The clear eyes must work well together as well. Good visual skills will help your child write and read. Concentrating will be better with functioning eyes. This will make playing sports and solving math problems easier. 



Signs of Vision Issues


Regular eye exams must start early in life. This is the only way to catch any eye and vision problems that can cause problems for the child. The eye doctor for kids can determine the right treatment for the eye condition. You must bring your child to the eye doctor if you notice any of these issues:


  • Poor eye-hand coordination

  • Difficulties in learning

  • Eyestrain

  • Headaches

  • Reading difficulties

  • Constant head tilting

  • Poor reading comprehension

  • Constant eye rubbing

  • Closing one eye while reading

  • Squinting while reading

  • Decreased concentration or focus

  • Declining to participate in activities that need good vision



Good Learning Results in Happy Kids


Good vision allows kids to enjoy learning. This helps them become more confident in what they do and say. Positive parenting is caring for your kids and keeping them happy.


Children must have a good vision to maximize their learning. At Lifetime Vision and Eye Care, we help our young patients have fun and fruitful eye appointments. Please visit our clinic in Miami Gardens, Florida, for an in-person consultation. You can also reach us at 305-902-3320 or 305-906-1461 (text message) to schedule an appointment or ask about our vision care packages for kids.



Have a Laugh.  Hilarious Things Kids Say


Autumn: Oh God, I have so many… I think my favorite was “Mommy, I love you, but we seem to have our differences.” from my 4 year old at bedtime.


Becky: When I told my then 6-year-old son that I was expecting our 3rd child he said, ” You’ve got to be kidding me!!! Do you know how hard it is to raise 3 kids, mom?!” LOL So funny…and man, was he right.


Rhonda: As we were walking through the store, my 4.5 yr old daughter looks at me and asks, “Why do I always have to match my clothes and you don’t?”


Sandi: “Mom, will you please put my poops away?” (He had pooped in the bathtub and set them on the side for me to put in the toilet. 2 years old at the time and so polite!)


Heather Jacobs Most “who needs a warm bed when you have a warm mommy”


Kim: Doing Passport to Purity with my 12 year old and we get to the “birds and the bees” section. Her first comment…”Man, Mary (Jesus Mother) was lucky!”


Dawn: “You are not the boss! Barack Obama is the boss!” (At 4 years old)


Fawn: I was doing dishes one day and my very busy/strong willed 3 year old comes up to me and says…”Mama…. when I open my mouth. I talk.” I had to do everything to keep from just dying laughing!


Dot: I used the phrase that “You kids will be the death of me” (I know, not good) and my little one says, “That’s ok Mommy, we will still grow up.”


Jackie: “Why does it tell you there is a hidden drive? Not much of a secret if they tell you.” LOL Max age 8

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