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AAO: Children with visual impairments must have continual care

September 3, 2014

Constant clinical low vision care is vital for children with visual impairments to succeed in school and in their communities, according to a position paper from the Low Vision Section of the American Academy of Optometry.

Mark E. Wilkinson, OD, FAAO, and colleagues stated in the paper that ongoing evaluations performed by eye care practitioners trained in low vision can provide adult care givers “with critical information about the nature and severity of a child’s visual impairment and strategies for enhancing the child’s use of remaining vision.”

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