Parent & Teacher Child Vision Resources
For parents of children under the age of 1
who would like a well vision exam.
InfantSEE®, a public health program, managed by Optometry Cares® - the AOA Foundation, is designed to ensure that eye and vision care becomes an essential part of infant wellness care to improve a child's quality of life.
Under this program, participating optometrists provide a comprehensive infant vision assessment between 6 and 12 months of age as a no-cost public service. Click here to learn more and locate a doctor in your area who can provide the free infant assessment.
For teachers seeking in classroom education about vision
Realeyes is a classroom education program created by the Ohio Optometric Association through a grant from the Ohio Department of Health Save Our Sight Fund. Realeyes includes four standardized, interactive, age-appropriate curricula that are presented by volunteer Cincinnati optometrists.
Topics covered include eye anatomy, eye safety and eye disorders. If you teach nearby and would like a Cincinnati Optometrist to visit your classroom, please contact us directly.
think about your eyes
For teachers and parents who are seeking information on pediatric eyecare.
ThinkAboutYourEyes.com is a national public awareness campaign, presented by The Vision Council and the American Optometric Association, designed to educate the public on the benefits of vision health and promote the importance of getting an annual comprehensive eye exam.
ThinkAboutYourEyes.com took a close look at the opinions of American parents on the importance of eye exams as a part of their child's healthy check-up schedule.