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Preschoolers need an eye examination, not a screening.

Nearly 175,000 American preschoolers struggle with common, but untreated, vision problems and that number is expected to rise in the next few years!

According to a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the number of cases of uncorrected poor vision in this very young population will jump 26 percent by 2060.  A summary of the article: Visual Impairment in Preschool Children in the United StatesDemographic and Geographic Variations From 2015 to 2060

Bottom line?  Get a comprehensive eye examination for your preschooler today by calling 781-934-6945.