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Children and glasses

If your child has to wear glasses, it might only be temporary to help correct their vision. Get some tips on how to encourage your child to wear their glasses.

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Vision tests | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

Getting your vision tested is an important part of your eye health. Optometrists and other eye health professionals can help you identify any changes or problems with your vision and ensure you are getting the support you need. This page summarizes some common vision tests and what they mean.

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Amblyopia (lazy eye) - MyDr.com.au

Amblyopia is a common cause of reduced vision in children, sometimes known as 'lazy eye'. Usually one eye is affected, but sometimes both.

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Ophthalmologist: parents & kids guide | Raising Children Network

An ophthalmologist can help your child if your child has had an injury to his eyes or it looks like he has an eye problem or eye disease. Find out more.

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Lazy eye or amblyopia: babies & children | Raising Children Network

Children with lazy eye (amblyopia) can’t see properly or at all out of one eye. Early detection and treatment can often fix lazy eye and prevent vision loss.

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Eyes - blocked tear duct - Better Health Channel

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Eyes - Your baby’s eyes | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

The eye Light enters the eye through the cornea, the clear outer skin or window at the front of the eye

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Squint or strabismus: children & teens | Raising Children Network

Children with a squint have eyes that seem to look in different directions. Squints needs treatment, so start by taking your child to a GP or optometrist.

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Eyes - uveitis - Better Health Channel

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Conjunctivitis | SA Health

Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the lining of the eye and eyelid caused by bacteria, viruses, chemicals or allergies.

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