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Vision by Age

Our vision has an effect on our lives from the day we are born all the way to the end of our life. How you care for your eyes at different stages of life changes. Here you will find articles that address different vision care needs for people in all stages of life.

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Color-blind quiz

Take our color blind quiz and check out our comparisons of what people with color blindness see.

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What does your childs behavior tell you about their vision

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Kids – Beyond the behavior

Can you identify these common warning signs of vision problems in kids?

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Shocking facts about eyes in the winter

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Shocking winter eye facts

Winter can be rough on eyes. Germs, low temperatures, snowballs, icicles. It’s a winter wonderland of vision hazards.

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Simulate common eye diseases

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Eye simulator for common eye diseases

Ever wonder what your loved one with macular degeneration really sees? Walk through a simulation of common eye diseases.

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what animals eyes do you have

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A wild look at determining your animal eyes

Are you blind as a bat? Can you see as sharply as an eagle? Find out what type of animal your vision mirrors in this interactive quiz.

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Visionary quotes quiz

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Visionary quotes quiz

See if you have a keen insight into these visionary legends’ minds.

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Framing your personality quiz

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Framing your personality quiz

Find out what your personality says about the type of frames you should buy by taking this short quiz.

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Helping Baby See

Encouraging your child’s vision development can be a joy for you both. During the first year of life, your baby is growing, learning and developing in countless ways, including building critical basic vision skills. Helping your child develop his or …

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Make Eye Care a Family Affair

At every age, your family members can benefit from regular eye care. From the very young to the young at heart, regular eye exams are important to keeping everyone in your family productive and well. Roughly 232 million Americans require …

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Contacts: They’re for Kids, Too

Find out more about what they’ve been asking for.

The most common eye problems in children are refractive errors—defects in the way the eye focuses light on the retina—which includes myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. These problems can almost always be corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses. Yet …

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  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes

    Source: The Discovery Eye Foundation, Learning-related vision problems, July 2014.