Doctors of Optometry – Why Children Need More Than 20/20 Vision in Order to Learn

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Dr. Vicky Vandervort, an optometrist specializing in developmental vision for children, discusses how learning requires more than 20/20 visual acuity.

Eye examination of a smiling little boy wearing glasses. The boy is looking at the eye test chart and is saying what he sees. The boy is covering one eye.

Even children with ‘normal’ vision can be adversely impacted by limitations in “visual efficiency.” Dr. Vicky Vandervort, an optometrist specializing in developmental vision for children, discusses how learning requires more than 20/20 visual acuity. Learn what can interfere with our ability to process visual images, how it can interfere with a child’s ability to comprehend what they’re reading, and tips for parents and educators about what can be done.

Take a listen to Episode 7 of Beyond 20/20 from NOA.

https://bettereyecarenebraska.com/2021/07/23/why-children-need-more-than-20-20-vision-in-order-to-learn/

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