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when to have your child’s eyes examained

According to the American Optometric Association (AOA) . Infants should have thir first comprihansive eye exam at 6 months of age.Children then should have a additional eye exams at age 3,and just before they enter the first grade-at about age 5-6.

For school aged children,the AOA recommends an eye exam every two years if no vision correction is required.children who need eyeglasses or contact lenses should be examined annully or as recommended by their optometrist or opthalmologist.

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