Keep an Eye on Their Future
As our children grow, their eyes grow right alongside them, and our optometrists provide a tailored exam for each developmental stage. Every child deserves quality vision care that caters to their age group, and we want to be a part of their healthcare team from infancy to adulthood.
Routine eye exams help ensure that your children have proper care for their visual needs. Eye care on a regular schedule helps ensure that abnormalities are caught early, possibly preventing motor and social delays related to vision problems.
At Seal Beach Eyes, you can trust that our knowledgeable team will be there to provide top-rated care at every age. Bring your little ones in for an eye exam and let’s work together to give them a great head start on healthy eyesight!
Personalized Eye Care at Every Age
Toddlers (1 to 2 Years Old)
Your wily toddler has many critical visual milestones to reach in the first years of life. Our practice likes to meet our youngest patients shortly after their first birthdays.
You can expect our optometrists to assess their overall eye health during their first eye exam. We will also test for nearsightedness, farsightedness, depth perception, hand-eye coordination, and tracking.
Preschoolers (3 to 5 Years Old)
Early childhood eye exams ensure that your child’s eyesight develops at the expected pace. This age group needs an experienced team in this stage, and at Seal Beach Eyes, we’re always here for you!
At this age, it’s essential to provide supported visual play that allows your child to develop the crucial visual skills required for elementary school. Parents can help with their preschooler’s visual development by providing activities like stacking toys, locking toys, drawing, and coloring.
School-Aged Children (6 to 18 Years Old)
Our school-aged children require many different abilities to achieve success in their educational endeavors. Healthy vision is an integral part of this developmental stage.
Untreated visual health issues often result in fatigue and unnecessary stress in this age group, affecting schoolwork and productivity.
Common Signs of Eye Problems
- Complaints of fatigue
- Frequently rubs eyes
- Short attention span
- Dislikes/avoids reading
- Complaints of headaches
- Holds reading material close to the face
- Eyes turn in or out
- Loses place when reading
- Difficulties remembering what was read
Healthy eyesight plays a considerable role in your child’s happiness and success in their school years. There are visual conditions that mimic the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and routine eye exams help avoid misdiagnosis.
Regular appointments with our optometrists are a powerful support tool, helping provide individualized care for our youngest patients when they need us most.
Healthy Eyes for Every Child
At Seal Beach Eyes, we care for your children’s eyesight in a compassionate and friendly environment. Our littlest patients love the comfortable atmosphere and our incredible selection of fun eyeglasses and sunglasses.
Let’s start your child’s journey towards total vision health! Contact us today to book a children’s eye exam.