The following checklist is a good start in determining whether you or your child may have problems with their vision.

  • Headaches with close work
  • Difficulty copying from the board
  • Skips or repeats lines while reading
  • Reverses letters or words
  • Double vision, or “the words run together”
  • Slow/difficult time reading
  • Covers one eye when doing close work
  • Complains that words move around on the page
  • Uses finger as a place-marker when reading
  • Squinting one or both eyes
  • Fatigue, frustration, stress associated with schoolwork/computer work
  • Short attention span or daydreaming
  • Frequent rubbing or blinking of the eyes
  • Avoids close work
  • Vision is worse at the end of the day
  • ADD/ADHD, Learning Disabled, or Dyslexia

Keep in mind even one of the symptoms above can be a sign that you or your child may have a vision problem at the root of these difficulties.

If you or your child have any of these symptoms, you need to schedule an evaluation in our office to determine the full depth of the vision problem.

We understand you might have a number of questions. For more information, please call us at 870.336.2264.