Aubrey Brooks

Beyond Basic Screening: Four Reasons Your Child Needs an Exam With an Optometrist

Many schools offer vision screening, and you can also do these basic tests at home. A basic screening just refers to the traditional test where you stand in front of a chart and read the letters on it. This test can be a useful way to note any issues with long range vision. However, you shouldn't rely on this type of screening to diagnosis all visual issues with your child. Rather, you should take your child to the optometrist.