Childrens’s Eye Exams

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Keep Your Child’s Eye Health in the Foreground

Without proper vision or the tools to correct issues early on, your child’s ability to learn effectively may be compromised. Monitoring your child’s eyes can significantly improve the chances of fixing vision problems early helping to ensure continued quality of life.

If your child’s eyes display refractive errors that require vision correction, we have a large inventory of stylish frames for them to choose from.

Your child should have their eyes examined several times before they begin school, and annually after that, to help maintain good eye health. Doing so can help correct or mitigate any issues before they have a chance to worsen.

There are a few behaviors children may exhibit that could indicate they are having trouble with their vision or eye health. Book an appointment today if your child begins to do any of the following:

  • Excessive eye rubbing (not just when they are tired)
  • Holding objects very close to their face or sitting close to the TV
  • Displaying poor hand/eye coordination
  • Complaining about regular headaches
  • Squinting or closing one eye when reading or watching TV
  • Has discolored or watery eyes

It never hurts to take your child for an eye exam if you suspect that your child may be experiencing vision problems.

Children’s Eye Exam Schedule

Regular eye exams throughout childhood play a critical role in your child’s development and allow potential problems to be addressed quickly and effectively.

When your child is approximately 6 months old, you should take them for their first eye exam. Their second eye exam should occur when they are in preschool, between the ages of about 3 and 5 years old. These exams look for a variety of potential issues, including testing for misaligned eyes (such as strabismus or amblyopia), refractive errors, and focusing problems. Getting these issues addressed during early childhood can help set your child up for success.

Once your child begins school, they should have their eyes examined annually to monitor for changes and provide suitable treatment for any eye diseases or conditions.

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Where To Find Us

900 North Michigan

Easily find our Shoppe 900 location on the 5th floor of 900 North Michigan Shops, Chicago’s premiere shopping area.
Visit us today!

900 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

Hours

Mondays:
12 PM6 PM
Tuesdays:
12 PM6 PM
Wednesdays:
12 PM6 PM
Thursdays:
12 PM6 PM
Fridays:
12 PM6 PM
Saturdays:
12 PM6 PM
Sundays
12 PM6 PM

Easily find our Shoppe 900 location on the 5th floor of 900 North Michigan Shops, Chicago’s premiere shopping area.
Visit us today!

900 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

Hours

Mondays:
12 PM6 PM
Tuesdays:
12 PM6 PM
Wednesdays:
12 PM6 PM
Thursdays:
12 PM6 PM
Fridays:
12 PM6 PM
Saturdays:
12 PM6 PM
Sundays
12 PM6 PM

Oak Street

Find our conveniently located Oak Street storefront across the street from escada in the lower level.

50 East Oak Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Hours

Mondays:
10 AM5 PM
Tuesdays:
10 AM5 PM
Wednesdays:
10 AM5 PM
Thursdays:
10 AM5 PM
Fridays:
10 AM5 PM
Saturdays:
10 AM5 PM
Sundays:
Closed

Find our conveniently located Oak Street storefront across the street from escada in the lower level.

50 East Oak Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Hours

Mondays:
10 AM5 PM
Tuesdays:
10 AM5 PM
Wednesdays:
10 AM5 PM
Thursdays:
10 AM5 PM
Fridays:
10 AM5 PM
Saturdays:
10 AM5 PM
Sundays:
Closed

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