Here at the office of Dr. Shannon Chandler, we are proud to provide high quality eye care service to patients of all ages, including pediatric patients. In fact, the Las Vegas pediatric eye exams is one of the most important services that Dr. Shannon Chandler offers in our Las Vegas office. It is imperative that children have their eyes examined at least once a year. Dr. Chandler recommends that children receive their eye exams just before the start of the new school year, or shortly after the school year begins. Following this schedule ensures that any visual impairments or diseases can be detected well before they become academic and/or behavioral challenges in school. If a child is displaying signs or symptoms of a potential problem with vision or eyes, such as difficulty seeing the board, frequent headaches, squinting or rubbing of the eyes, or bumping into furniture or other objects, a pediatric eye exam should be strongly considered. Some common eye issues that are detected by our pediatric eye exams include refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, as well as eye conditions common in childhood like amblyopia (reduced vision is one eye) and strabismus (an eye turn). During the exam, a series of in-depth testing techniques are performed to most effectively evaluate a child’s eye health and quality of vision. At the conclusion of the visit, the results are discussed with the patient and parents, along with any additional recommendations for treatment.
If you would like to learn more about our Las Vegas pediatric eye exams, or about any of the other many eye care services that Dr. Shannon Chandler has to offer, we highly recommend that you visit our main website eyedoctor-lasvegas.com to browse through some additional, detailed information that will be useful to you. If you have any specific questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our staff directly at 702-791-6860.