Good eyesight will help your child succeed in school and in life. All children should have annual vision screenings at the pediatrician's office or in school. No child is too young for a full eye examination if something seems to be wrong. Most insurance plans, including Medicaid, cover the cost of a complete vision examination and a pair of glasses.
Amblyopia (pronounced "am-blee-oh-pee-ah") is a vision problem in young children. It can lead to permanent vision loss if left untreated. Three out of every 100 adults have permanently reduced vision because their amblyopia was not treated when they were children. Learn more about amblyopia (PDF) Other languages: [ عربيn ] [ বাংলা] [ 中文] [ Kreyòl ayisyen] [ Français] [ हिन्दी] [ 한국어] [ Русский] [ Español] [ اردو ] [ Việt ] [ ײִדיש ].