Early diagnosis of childhood vision problems is crucial as children are more responsive to treatment of eye diseases and problems when they are diagnosed in the early stages. Routine eye exams are needed to detect near-sightedness, far-sightedness, astigmatism and binocular vision problem.
Parents need to understand the correlation between visual skills and learning in the early childhood. To function optimal in school and absorb what is going on around, children need basic functional visual skills. Children will high myopia may have high risk of having eye disease in later part of their life..