It is crucial to arrange an appointment to have your child seen if you think there could be an eye issue, often important problems have been known about for months before a child is finally seen. Our checks are free and you can simply drop in to have the test done – it only takes a few minutes.
iScreen correctly diagnoses over 90% of children age 6 months to 5 years with amblyopia or strabismus – which are common casues of vision loss at this age. Older children require different tests as they can have a wider range of more complex conditions.
The Preschool screening test uses a questionaire and an infrared binocular autorefractor to accurately measure focus and eye alignment. The results are compared with expected normals and you are informed of the outcome:
Remember that is your child has an obvious problem it is best to book a full check. And if they are 4 it is best to select the “School Vision” test because it includes 5 different tests for problems that can affect children 4 and older. You can simply come in or book a time now!