Are you wondering what the connection could be between eye health and mental health? Research has shown that vision impairment has an impact on children’s mental health. According to Optometry Times, with proper eye care and availability of eye glasses, a child’s ability to learn increases and rates of anxiety and depression decrease. Research from the American Academy of Ophthalmology found that vision impairment was linked to an increase in symptoms of anxiety and depression. Please find below some considerations to support your child’s eye health:
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