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Lamont Vision Centre (780) 895-2770

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2397-111 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6J 5E5
5216-53 Street (Box 90) (located in the Lamont Medical Clinic)
Lamont, AB T0B 2R0

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Children’s Eye Exams

eye doctor with child patient Eye exams are covered by Alberta Health Care for all children under the age of 19.

According to the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO), all children should have their eyes examined at 6 months of age, then annually after age 3.

Children with existing vision problems or risk factors should have their eyes examined more frequently. Some common risk factors for vision problems include:

  • premature birth
  • developmental delays
  • turned or crossed eyes
  • family history of eye disease
  • history of eye injury
  • other physical illness or disease

Click on the link below to see the interview Dr. Lopetinsky had with Global Edmonton’s Su-Ling Goh on the importance of children’s eye exams:

http://globalnews.ca/video/2910549/back-to-school-optometrist-visit

Click the link below to see the interview with Laurel Gregory from Edmonton’s Global News about the importance of children’s sunglasses:

The real reason your kids need sunglasses

Call our office at 780-469-7911 to book your child’s eye exam today.