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Three Reasons Why Vision Problems Manifest when School Starts

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For most school districts, school has been in session roughly two months, and the first signs of vision problems in students are starting to show.

Vision problems can include poor eye teaming or binocular vision, which may result in a child’s inability to follow a line of text across the page or computer screen.  They can cause double vision and compromise student’s ability to comprehend or read for an extended period of time.

But why do these problems manifest after the first month of school?  Why weren’t they noticed during the previous year?

There are many reasons, but these are the three most prominent. (more…)

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