Back to School Lessons on Children's Eye Health

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NEW YORK—Remember the feeling of starting a new school year? Sure, kissing summer goodbye was always a bit of a drag when I was younger, but there’s something about the crisp, fresh start of a brand new school year that still makes me excited. There’s so much potential in a new year—so many classes to enroll in, friends to make, lockers to decorate, stuff to learn—that it feels impossible not to associate the start of the semester with a bright, lively future. As parents, kids, teachers, and the rest of us gear up for the back to school season, the optical community is getting involved as well. After all, a new year means new books, new sneakers, new glasses, and an ever-important, ever-growing reminder about children’s eye health, and how their eyes affect their performance in school. Read More