With children across the country returning to school this week, Specsavers stores in the East region would like to raise awareness of the importance of regular eye examinations in children from the age of three.
With the summer holidays over and children starting a new school year, we couldn’t think of a more appropriate time for parents to take their children for a sight test. It's important for eye problems to be identified as early as possible, because they can have a significant impact on a child's development and education.
8 is too late
Eye problems are often much easier to treat if detected while a child's vision is still developing (usually up to about seven or eight years of age). An early diagnosis will help to ensure that you and your child have access to any special support services you may need.’