Pediatric eye and ear exams may not seem like a main priority for your child’s health, but they’re just as vital for kids as they are for adults. Find out why now.
Pediatric eye and ear exams are an important part of your child’s doctor visits for a number of reasons, but less than 15% of preschool children get their eyes checked and less than 22% get a vision exam in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Although many think older people are more prone to hearing and vision problems, children need the same attention to care as they do.
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Eye and ear exams are important for your children’s overall well-being, but don’t forget to take them to their recommended dental checkups and regular physicals as well!
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“Hearing Loss,” Centers for Disease Control. Accessed November 7, 2016.
“Healthy Vision,” Centers for Disease Control. Accessed November 8, 2016.
“Vision Loss Fact Sheet,” Centers for Disease Control. Accessed November 9, 2016.
“Keep an Eye on Your Vision Health,” Centers for Disease Control. Accessed November 10, 2016.