Providing Free Children’s Eye Exams During the Pandemic

By December 9, 2020December 16th, 2020Blog Post
Childrens Eyes Oklahoma

Taking good care of our eyes is so important to keep them healthy. In today’s digital age, our eyes are subjected to a lot more stress than before and so it is even more important to take care of them. For children, too it is very important to undergo periodic eye exams. A major part of the learning process happens in a visual manner

When the world went into lockdown due to the pandemic we had to follow new social norms, we found solace in various gadgets and digital tools. Our consumption of online content has reached huge proportions. Our children started spending a lot more time on smartphones or other mobile devices. Many are also attending virtual classes equating to more screen time! This digital overload is causing stress on their eyes. 

Free eye exams for the children of Oklahoma are more important than ever. Eye health can be checked and monitored regularly. If weak eyesight is ignored it can deteriorate further because of the strain. Even during the pandemic we have made every effort to offer free children’s eye exams.

Steps to ensure a comfortable eye exam for everyone!

Given normal circumstances your children’s eye exam would occur at School during the School year. Although we have been able to continue exams in a number of schools we are limited in reach based on the individual School protocols. Vizavance has always offered private appointments for children’s eye exams. You can call and make an appointment at your convenience. The guidelines below will ensure the comfort and safety of you, your child and our staff.

  1. Book an appointment by calling our office: 405-848-7123.
  2. Wear a mask and carry sanitizer – Masks, sanitizer and regularly washing our hands are the best defense against disease and infection. 
  3. Understand the screening steps beforehand – It is best to ask about the guidelines before you visit so that you are well prepared.

Do not ignore the early signs of issues with your child’s eyesight. We are taking every precaution to make it possible for you to schedule a free children’s eye exam.

We are proud to have provided more than 65,000 free children’s eye exams for the children of Oklahoma despite the pandemic. For any additional details give us a call at 405-848-7123.