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Top Pediatric Eye Doctor for Kids' Eye Exams

We strive to help children on the path toward lifelong vision health, so we've tailored our pediatric eye care services to address the unique needs of each developmental phase, from early childhood to the teenage years. Trust Colorado Springs Eyecare to lay the foundation for your child’s academic success.

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Early Childhood: Laying the Foundation for Clear Vision

Our commitment to optimal vision health begins with the youngest members of our community. Pediatric eye exams for infants and toddlers assess visual acuity, eye health, and how well their eyes work together. The first eye exam should be between six and 12 months, at age three, and before starting school.

Initiating early eye care ensures your child maintains clear vision and addresses concerns before they affect visual development and learning abilities.

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School-Aged Years: Tackling Common Eye Conditions

As children enter school age, certain eye conditions become more prevalent. Amblyopia (lazy eye) and strabismus (crossed eyes) are common challenges that require prompt attention.

Our pediatric eye care services include specialized treatments to correct these poor visual skills, which empowers children to optimize visual abilities such as eye tracking, focusing, and depth perception. This ensures that they can navigate their academic and social environments with confidence.

Eye exams for this age group are yearly or as an eye care professional recommends.

Adolescence: Myopia Management for Clearer Futures

The teenage years often coincide with the onset and progression of myopia (nearsightedness). Our dedicated optometrists are experts in myopia management, using evidence-based techniques to slow its progression. This includes myopia management techniques such as specialized bifocal contact lenses.

By addressing myopia during adolescence, we aim to mitigate the risk of associated eye conditions and promote a clearer vision for the future.

For older children, eye exams are necessary yearly.

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A Collaborative Approach: Involving Parents and Educators

We believe in a collaborative approach to pediatric eye care. Engaging parents is integral to our mission, which is why we provide valuable insights and educational resources to create a supportive network that nurtures children's vision health, both at home and in educational settings.

Our eye doctors also emphasize the importance of routine eye exams, even if your child doesn’t appear to have vision problems. Schedule a pediatric eye exam with us, and let us be a part of your child's visual development journey.