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How to Help your Child Develop Healthy Vision

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What do I need to know about my child's vision?

Your child's vision will develop in stages. You can help your child's vision develop during the first 2 years. You can also help keep your child's vision healthy.

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What can I do to help my child's vision develop from birth to 2 years?

What can I do to keep my child's vision healthy?

What should I do if my child has an eye injury?

Early treatment for eye injuries can prevent permanent eye damage. Do the following to care for your child's injury until he or she can get help:

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my child's ophthalmologist or doctor?

Care Agreement

You have the right to help plan your child's care. Learn about your child's health condition and how it may be treated. Discuss treatment options with your child's healthcare providers to decide what care you want for your child. The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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