Parents, we know that nothing is more important to you than your child's health. That's why we have developed many resources to help you make the best choices for your kids as they grow.
UV Damage and Children: Signs, Symptoms and Prevention Tools (pdf)
Whether playing during school recess, for fun on weekends or as part of organized sports teams, children spend significant time outdoors. Research shows that children receive three times the annual sun exposure of adults and are especially vulnerable to UV-related harm. Unlike the mature ocular lens of an adult eye, a child's lens cannot filter out UV rays as easily, allowing it to reach the retina.
Growth Chart (pdf)
This growth chart, created in partnership with Reading is Fundamental will help you find fun ways for your child to see, read, learn and grow. It is ideal for hanging in their bedroom.
Making the Grade Report (pdf)
This report is a detailed analysis of state and federal efforts to prevent vision problems in children. It is updated regularly to reflect new changes in legislation.
Vision Care for Kids Act
The Vision Care for Kids Act needs your help to reach Capitol Hill. Please visit www.2020advocacy.com to learn how 5 minutes of your time can make a difference in a child’s life.
Emergency Eyecare Treatment
Learn the dos and don’ts of caring for sports-related eye injuries.
*All content on this page has been approved by The Better Vision Institute – the medical advisory panel of The Vision Council.