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Time for Back to School Eye Exams!

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Aug 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Kids take a lot of tests during their years at school, but they take one of the most important exams before they ever step foot in a school – their kindergarten vision exam. In fact, Illinois law requires that children entering kindergarten and kids enrolling in public, parochial, or private school for the first time undergo a comprehensive eye exam. The purpose of kindergarten eye exams is to give every child the best advantage possible when it comes to learning. Back to School Eye Exams ensure that a child’s vision has not changed over the years.

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Topics: Eye care, Routine Eye Care, Children's Eye Care

Children's Eye Health and Safety: 3 Back-to-School Eye Care Tips for Kids

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Aug 15, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Our kids so often learn by looking. From following along as their teacher writes words on the board to soaking in the delicate brush strokes of Monet and Renoir, the littlest people in our lives see the world in a very special way. 

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Topics: Eye care, Routine Eye Care, Children's Eye Care, EyeCareToday, Eye Safety, Eye Health

Kindergarten Comprehensive Eye Exams

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Apr 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM


The first day of school is closer than you think. Many parents have already begun tackling their to-do list: clothes shopping, scheduling appointments for physicals and immunizations, and trips to the store to purchase school supplies for the classroom. Make sure you've added a visit to the optometrist for a comprehensive eye exam to your checklist.

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Topics: Eye care, Routine Eye Care, Children's Eye Care, EyeCareToday

Getting Ready For Back-to-School: The Basics of Children’s Eye Care and Safety

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Aug 4, 2016 7:00:00 AM

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and with the first day of school almost here, it’s a great time for your child to get that eye exam you’ve been meaning to schedule. In fact, there’s no better time to start learning about children’s eye health and safety than the start of a new academic year.

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Topics: Eye care, Routine Eye Care, Children's Eye Care, EyeCareToday, Eye Safety

The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams for Children

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Aug 29, 2014 10:06:00 AM

The first day of school has come and gone. As a parent, you did everything you could to get your kids ready to go back to school; took them clothes shopping, bought them supplies and took them to the doctor to get those required physicals and immunizations. But has your child received a comprehensive eye exam? Are you wondering if your child may have a vision problem?

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Topics: Eye care, Routine Eye Care, Children's Eye Care, EyeCareToday

Back To School Comprehensive Eye Exams

Posted by Illinois Eye Center on Jul 10, 2014 3:52:00 PM

The first day of school is right around the corner and many parents have already begun tackling their list of back-to-school to-do’s: clothes shopping, scheduling appointments for physicals and immunizations and trips to the store to purchase school supplies for the classroom. You may need to add one more item to your checklist – a visit to the optometrist for a comprehensive eye exam.

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Topics: Eye care, Routine Eye Care, Children's Eye Care, EyeCareToday

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