From the monthly archives:

August 2009

Convergence insufficiency may affect 5-12 percent of American children

Image via Wikipedia According to the American Optometric Association, 60 percent of students identified as “problem learners” may actually have undetected vision problems. One of those problems could be something called convergence insufficiency. “They said, ‘Oh he does have this convergence insufficiency in his eyes,’ and I thought, ‘Oh that’s a big name for something, […]

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Larry Fitzgerald is helping eye doctors spread the word

Arizona Cardinals 2008 NFC West Champions’ wide-receiver, Larry Fitzgerald, is helping eye doctors spread the word to parents that vision problems can interfere with a child’s ability to pay attention, read and learn. “Even if you have been told your child has perfect vision or 20/20 vision , your child could still be at-risk of having a learning-related vision problem ,” warns Fitzgerald.

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