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By Dr. Scott Borgholthaus

Back to school check-ups encouraged for preventative vision care


With school coming soon it’s time to have your children’s eyes examined. Did you know that with new national health care laws all health insurances allow an eye exam and materials for all covered children?

It’s been found that 80 percent of learning is done visually. However the National Commission on Vision and Health found that one in four children have an undetected vision problem. Also 25 percent of school-age children suffer from vision problems that could have been addressed or eliminated if appropriate eye assessment programs and follow-up care had been in place when they star...

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