Markham Stoufville Hospital Child Development Programs

Red Flags Vision Checklist

All children should have their eyes checked by an Optometrist.

Red Flags Vision Checklist

It is important to monitor your child’s visual development, since early identification of a problem can sometimes eliminate or decrease the risk of long-term complications.
If you notice that your child has any of the following symptoms, talk to you doctor immediately:

If in doubt, check it out!

From the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services’ brochure: “Blind-Low Vision Early Intervention Program.” Published in July 2007.

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