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Back to School!!!

 

With just one week left before school is scheduled to start in Vancouver, students and parents are facing the uncertainty of the start of the school year.  Despite the uncertainty, many parents are buying their school supplies, clothing and of course sneakers for their children before school starts.

About 67{4422c3e9d6d956ffe17c4a9703f8867adf328a271a08c00de098d82d34d0cfb5} of parents usually miss one important task before school start.  And this task is an eye exam.  Did you know that 1 in 4 school aged children has a vision problem?  And also did you know that 80{4422c3e9d6d956ffe17c4a9703f8867adf328a271a08c00de098d82d34d0cfb5} of a child’s learning is obtained through vision?  If you would like your child to excel in school this year, make sure their eyes are healthy.  We recommend children between 6 months old to age 18 to have their eye exams done every year.  One more bonus tip.  Did you know that at Avenue Eyecare, the eye exam is fully covered by your BC Carecard?  So don’t hesitate and book your eye exam today!

Dr. Sherman Tung, OD FAAO