Commentary: To empower a child for success in school and in life, start with an eye exam and a pair of glasses
Uncorrected vision conditions are among the biggest public health problems in the United States, affecting 1 in every 4 children, according to the American Optometric Association. Only 39 percent of students referred for an eye exam through a routine vision screening visit an eye doctor, and the gap is even larger in high-poverty communities. A California study by...
By Meghan Lynch and Ann Hollister | May 28, 2019