SATURDAY, Sept. 1, 2018 -- The earlier the better when it comes to having your child's vision checked, eye experts say.
"Babies must have a vision screening by a health care professional soon after they are born, which must include an evaluation of the 'red reflex' of the eyes," said Marcela Frazier. She's an associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham's department of ophthalmology and visual sciences.
SUNDAY, Aug. 26, 2018 -- As parents send their kids back to school, they need to remember the school day includes the hours before and after classes, a leading pediatrician's group says.
Children in grade school and middle school require supervision, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). An adult should be available to get them ready and off to school in the morning, and to supervise them after they come home from school.