- 80% of all learning is visual. (Imus, HA. Visual efficiency. Hygeia, The Health Magazine. 1941:1-8)
- 25% of school age children have a vision problem. (Vision Loss in Canada 2011, National Coalition for Vision Health, www.eyesite.ca)
- 5% to 10% of preschool children have an undetected vision problem. (Robinson, Bobier and Martin, 1999/2000) • Approximately 60% of children with literacy problems have an undiagnosed vision problem. (Vision Loss in Canada 2011, National Coalition for Vision Health, www.eyesite.ca)
- Approximately 4% of Canadian children have some form of lazy eye (amblyopia). (British Journal of Medicine, www.bmj.com Best Practices)
- Uncorrected amblyopia may harm school performance, ability to learn, and later, adult selfimage. Furthermore, uncorrected amblyopia may be a risk factor for future total blindness.“ (US Preventive Services Task Force, Screening for Visual Impairment in Children Younger than Age 5 Years, AHR Publication NO. 04-0541-A, May 2004)
The Ontario Association of Optometrists recommends annual eye examinations for school-aged children. Children's eye examinations are covered by OHIP once per year.
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