Words parents should know:
Myopia or near-sightedness: makes it hard for a child to see objects far away.
Hyperopia or far-sightedness: makes it difficult for a child to see up-close objects.
Astigmatism: a condition that causes blurred vision or trouble seeing fine details.
Eye Development Issues that when caught early can get better, when not treated can lead to permanent problems or vision loss.
1. Strabismus or crossed eyes: occurs when the eye muscles fail to work together. Half of the children who have it are born with it.
2. Amblyopia: (also known as “lazy eye”) With amblyopia, misalignment or focusing issues cause one eye to be dominant, and the other to become weak or even blind.