Children’s Eye Exams in Glasgow & Edmonton

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Nurturing Your Child’s Vision: The Importance of Routine Eye Exams

Routine eye care is crucial in nurturing your child’s visual development. Like their physical growth, your child’s eyes also change throughout childhood and adolescence. Our goal is to support their visual development and promote optimal eye health.

By scheduling regular eye exams, we can closely monitor your child’s vision progression and provide personalized care. Whether or not they require a glasses prescription, we’re committed to supporting their eye health.

Schedule a routine eye exam for your child today, and let us help safeguard their eyes!

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Empowering Kids with Eye Care Education

We want kids to feel comfortable and engaged. That’s why we strongly emphasize patient education, empowering kids and parents to fully understand their vision care. 

We strive to involve your kid at every step, letting them take it all in at their own pace. After all, their long-term vision and overall health benefit from good eye care, and we’re here to offer support right from the start.

Eye Exam Frequency for Kids

Vision can significantly impact social, motor, cognitive, and academic development. It’s crucial to establish a baseline for visual development in infancy and monitor your child’s eye health as they grow.

To support your child’s vision, we recommend an annual exam starting at age 2-3 unless there are pre-existing concerns or symptoms.

By prioritizing routine eye care, you’re investing in your child’s visual health and helping to set them up for success in various aspects of life.

Signs Your Child May Need an Eye Exam

Kids often don’t communicate when they experience poor or blurry vision. Many little ones aren’t aware that their sight is different from others. As a result, kids might show behaviors or express complaints that don’t appear to be related to their vision.

Here are some common signs indicating your child may have a vision issue:

  • Covering or closing one eye
  • Headaches or tiredness after doing close-up work
  • Holding reading materials close to their face
  • An eye turning in or out
  • Poor reading comprehension
  • Hyperactivity or distractibility

Remember, a vision screening is not a substitute for a comprehensive eye exam. A thorough exam is necessary to assess their visual abilities and overall eye health. A dilated eye exam is often required to evaluate their vision accurately.

Your Child’s Eye Care Matters

At Whitlow Family Vision Centers, we strive to create a positive experience for your child. Our mission is to nurture the importance of proper eye care from infancy. Under the guidance of Dr. Cheryl Whitlow, our experienced pediatric optometrist, our team is committed to delivering exceptional vision care for children and families. 

Prioritize your child’s visual health by scheduling an eye exam today. We can’t wait to welcome you and your family!

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Visit Us in Glasgow

Find our building near the corner of N. Race Street and KY-90. Look for our sign out front! Free parking is available in the lot steps from our doors.

  • 705 N. Race St
  • Glasgow, KY 42141
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Visit us in Edmonton

Find us on W Stockton Street (US Route 68) across from Gene’s Skating Rink & Rec. Look for the “Edmonton Family Vision Center” sign out front. 

  • 1406 W Stockton St.
  • Edmonton, KY 42129
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