A study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry found a direct correlation between proper vision correction and productivity. Even with very small refractive errors—just two clicks (0.5 diopters)—in an eye exam, they found that performance could drop by 9% and accuracy by 38%.
If your child is frequently losing their place while reading, it might be a sign of a vision problem. This could include astigmatism or an eye muscle problem. Related problems could be blurred vision or seeing double. These are processing issues.
Topics: signs of vision problems
Healthy vision is a critical part of every child’s development. This requires regular eye exams to ensure they have sound vision and that any problems are detected and treated early.