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Mark L. Buehnerkemper, Optometrist

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Your Eyes and Vision

  • Good vision involves many different skills working together to enable your child not only to see clearly but also to understand what he or she sees.
  • Our ability to "see" starts when light reflects off an object at which we are looking and enters the eye.
  • Most changes in vision occur in the early and later years of life. Although some people may discover they have nearsightedness -- or difficulty seeing at a distance -- as late as their mid-20s, vision typically stabilizes during the late teen years. From
  • Good vision is vital to reading well. And although vision may not be the only cause of reading difficulties, it is one that is sometimes overlooked.
  • Eye care experts generally agree: Watching television will not harm your eyes or vision if the TV room is lit properly and if you follow a few viewing tips.