A doctor helping a child try on glasses

This section features information on assessing children's vision, treating pediatric disorders and managing low vision care for children.

Assessment Compendium

A guide to assessment instruments that are available to clinicians who evaluate students with visual impairment or multiple disabilities.

Low Vision Examination of Children

How the low vision exam of a child differs from that of a general eye exam.

A Pediatric Ophthalmologist's Perspective

Case study of a 4-month-old, who's parents are worried about his vision.

Magnification's Effect on the Reading Performance of Children with Low Vision

Reading is an important aspect of child development. Determining the appropriate method of magnifying text for children with low vision ensures that difficulties in reading don't impede progress in education and recreation.

Selecting and Using Low Vision Devices

There are literally hundreds of optical devices that a low vision specialist may prescribe. So what's best for your patient?

 

 

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