Full Eye Examination for Children

Children are recommended to have their eyes checked by an optometrist at least once 6-monthly or yearly from age 3 onwards.

Hidden eye conditions such as lazy eyes, squint eyes can be detected easily by an optometrists and treated with good prognosis before the age of 9.

A basic pediatric eye examination would include:

  • Refraction (checking of power)
  • Binocular vision assessment (detecting lazy eyes, squint eyes etc)
  • Colour vision assessment
  • Anterior eye health assessment (checking of the health of corneas, eyelids, eye lashes etc)

A complete pediatric eye examination would include:

  • Abovementioned
  • Eye pressure
  • Posterior ocular health (checking of the retina, optic nerve etc)