Have you ever wondered why your eye care provider spends so much time carefully examining your eyes? Although they are looking for diseases or conditions that can affect your vision during eye exa ...View Article
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Vision problems can affect many areas of your life. Please review the Symptom Checklist below and check all symptoms that you have observed. If you can check off many of these symptoms for your child or yourself, there is a good chance that there are vision problems that can be helped.
____ Blur when looking up close
____ Double vision
____ Headaches or rapid fatigue when working up close
____ Words run together when reading
____ Skips or repeats words or lines when reading
____ Dizziness/nausea when reading
____ Tilts head/closes one eye when reading
____ Difficulty copying from the board
____ Avoids near work/reading
____ Poor handwriting
____ Writes uphill or downhill
____ Misaligns digits or columns of numbers
____ Poor reading comprehension
____ Poor/inconsistent in sports
____ Avoids sports or games that require eye-hand coordination
____ Holds reading material too close
____ Homework takes "forever"
____ Does not judge distance accurately
____ Clumsy/knocks things over
____ Labeled "lazy", "slow learner", "ADD/ADHD", or "behavior problem"
Feel free to print out this checklist and bring it into the office.