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Children's Eye Health & Safety Awareness Month - August
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
The first day of school is quickly approaching or maybe already has already begun. While you are busy buying school supplies and clothes, make sure your your child has the most important tool to succeed - healthy eyes.

And something for us parents, How to Pick Good Sunglasses , to preventing from squinting while finding your kiddo at the bus stop or stuck in the dreaded car pick-up line.

Has your child had an eye exam?

kay_kay75 responded:
I wanted to share with anyone that might be from Missouri, there is a free program in MO for infants to have their eyes examed more in depth than your pediatrician's office. Go to to learn more!
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff replied to kay_kay75's response:
Thanks kay-kay! Great information!

My 6 year old has been telling me things are "blearrry" vs blurry. I guess I am calling to schedule an exam.


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