Quoting ×ø×K·ßear×ø×:" oh and they dont need a child to say what they see whether it be letters or for kids they have pictures. the eye doctors have things to look into their eyes and check that way with lights n whatnot"Lol I don't know anything about this because no one in my family has glasses. I am going to call the eye doctor now.
Quoting [JadeLee]:" Lol I don't know anything about this because no one in my family has glasses. I am going to call the eye doctor now. I mean I have seen toddlers with glasses so I knew there had to be a way."
Quoting ×ø×K·ßear×ø×:" yea it wont hurt to go in and get a childs eyes checked at any age if theres a concern. cam was shy ... [snip!] ... horse plane.. and then when he could recognize his letters thats when we switched to him seeing those instead at his checkups"I made an appointment.
Quoting ×ø×K·ßear×ø×:" i think the earlier the better because its better to get them cleared instead of finding out later on ... [snip!] ... and even then i was sad to find out he needed glasses, and thought about what it had been like for him til then without them. "
Quoting *Lindsey*(9 weeks):" as soon as you can. Im taking my 3 year old in right away too cause my daughter who is now 7 i took in ... [snip!] ... it fixed it more. I say the earlier the better, casue if they do need glasses better to catch it early before they get worse."See everywhere I read it said that they should have checked at DD's 3 year check up at the Pedi's office, with the cards or whatever. They never did.
Quoting Destinite:" This! I feel awful that my son is 4 and just now getting glasses. The eye Dr. kept saying he's glad ... [snip!] ... caught early (by my pedi) but I still feel like it should have been caught sooner. I guess better now than in kindergarten."The thing is is they have been working on letters at school and stuff. And no wonder DD hasn't been catching on if they don't look normal to her.
Quoting [JadeLee]:" See everywhere I read it said that they should have checked at DD's 3 year check up at the Pedi's office, ... [snip!] ... be luck the times she grabs things right away. Most kids want to stand close to the TV, she always wants to be away from it."