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At what age and how often should the child be taken to the ophthalmologist

At what age and how often should the child be taken to the ophthalmologist

From what age and how often should we take the child to the ophthalmologist? Between 3, 4 or 5 years, children's eyes are in the process of maturing. From this age, that is, 6 years old, the eye already reaches a certain level of maturation, and it is when the child begins to read, to identify movements, and that is when it coincides with schooling. From there, it is advisable to take the child for a check-up with an ophthalmologist, year after year.

The director of the Varilux Institute, dr.Francisco Daza, explains the importance of early detection of visual problems in children. How to know if your child has myopia, astigmatism, hyperopia or some other visual problem.

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