Perform a quick vision check…

If you answer YES to several or more of these questions, you need a comprehensive eye exam.

Do you observe the following behavior(s) in yourself or your child?

  1. One eye turns, drifts or aims in a different direction than the other eye? Crossed eye? Wandering eye?(Look carefully — this can be subtle. This is significant even if it only happens occasionally, such as when the person is tired, stressed or ill).
  2. Frequent squinting or closing of one eye?
  3. Excessive blinking or squinting?
  4. Poor visual/motor skills (including “hand-eye coordination”)?
  5. Problems moving in space, frequently bumps into things or drops things?
  6. Difficulties catching and/or throwing airborne objects?
  7. Repeatedly confuses left and right directions?
  8. Appears to favor the use of one eye?
  9. Turns or tilts head in order to use one eye?
  10. Posture problems? Head is frequently tilted to one side or one shoulder is obviously higher?