Comprehensive Vision Exams for Children
"The American Optometric Association guidelines recommend that all children have a complete vision and eye health examination at the age of 6 months, 3 years, upon entering kindergarten, and routine vision care (every 2 years) thereafter throughout their school years."
A comprehensive vision evaluation includes assessment of visual acuity, refractive status, eye teaming, eye tracking, eye focusing, and eye health. Visual acuity measures how clearly a child sees. Refractive status determines if a child is nearsighted, farsighted, or has astigmatism. Eye tracking, eye teaming, and eye focusing are important in the learning process and detection of problems in these areas can help prevent problems in school.
Since most vision problems can be treated more easily with early diagnosis, it is critical to have the proper evaluation at an early age. Dr. Mikhail is residency trained in pediatric vision and is an advocate of early detection and treatment.
Dr. Mikhail also provides visual efficiency evaluations, strabismus/amblyopia evaluations and visual information processing evaluations.