Studies have shown that one in five children have an undetected eye problem, which is a worrying statistic. If your child is suffering from poor vision they will find it increasingly difficult to concentrate in class, which could potentially affect their schoolwork and performance.
That’s why it is so important for your child to attend a regular eye examination. A child’s first eye test should be before they start school. This is to make sure that they are not suffering from poor vision which could hinder their development in the classroom when they learn to read and write.
At Scotts Opticians, owner and principle optometrist Parth Shah will ensure your child is examined in a comfortable yet clinically excellent environment. Dr Shah has a PhD in child myopia. To receive this doctorate Parth has examined over 800 young eyes, while implementing the most modern techniques to thoroughly and accurately evaluate their vision.
Remember that if your child is under the age of 16 they will receive a free eye examination, courtesy of the NHS. If your child eventually needs glasses, they will also be entitled to an NHS voucher, which heavily discounts the cost of spectacles to you.
If you think it is time for your child’s eye examination, or you have noticed anything untoward about their eyes e.g. squinting often, or struggling to see the television, book their eye appointment today by calling Scotts Opticians on 01842 764831 or use our online booking form.