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Pediatric Eye Exam by Dr. Lynn Hellerstein

EYE HEALTH CARE IS ESSENTIAL AND NOW IT’S COVERED FOR CHILDREN

Comprehensive pediatric vision is one of 10 essential benefits authorized by the ACA as a required benefit for all health plans sold in the new state-based health insurance marketplaces .

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Vision Development…Through Edina’s Eyes Part VII

Happy birthday!  Edina is 3 years old…going to pre-school! It is now three years since my beautiful grand-daughter, Edina Rose was born on September 14, 2010. Edina has given me an opportunity to not only spoil her, but to also observe her from a different perspective. When I had my own kids 30+ years ago, […]

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Clear Speech Blog

Many thanks to Clear Speech, Inc., a pediatric speech, language, and feeding clinic in Everett, WA.  They featured my Vision Development Through Edina’s Eyes Series in their blog.  Click below to see the blog and their site. CLEAR SPEECH, INC.   By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Colorado Optometrist in Vision Therapy, Hellerstein and Brenner Vision Center

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Through Edina's Eyes – 2 years old

We continue with vision development through Edina’s eyes. Please check out previous newsletters to read the first five parts of this story. This newsletter includes the developmental time frame from 18-24 months. Happy birthday! Edina is 2 years old…no longer an infant…now a toddler! Children go through distinct periods of development as they move from […]

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Vision Development: 12-18 months

We continue with vision development through Edina’s eyes.  Please check out previous newsletters to read the first four parts of this story. Look out!! Ready or not, here they come!  Your baby is now quite mobile, usually transitioning from crawling to walking.  Exploration is your baby’s mission!  Your child’s vision continues to develop.  It is […]

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Vision Development: 7-12 months

We continue with vision development through Edina’s eyes.  Please check out previous newsletters to read the first three parts of this story. This section includes 6 months of developmental time from 7-12 months. Some kids are walking by 9 months and some don’t walk until 18 months. Same thing with crawling. Four to nine months […]

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Vision Development: 4-6 Months

Huge advances in vision development have occurred in the brain by 6 months old.  Visual acuity is now estimated to be approximately 20/25.  Color vision is normal. VISUAL OBSERVATIONS: Your baby is tracking more efficiently and for longer periods of time. Eyes are now straight and well-coordinated. Beginning to understand how to play “peek-a-boo.” Interested […]

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Vision Development: 2-4 Months

Visual skills are learned through a developmental sequence of movement and processing skills, starting in infancy (and before). Your infant’s and toddler’s development has tremendous impact on his performance and abilities in his school years to follow. Huge advances in vision development take place. Sharper visual acuity (details) and improved eye coordination occurs. OBSERVATIONS: Your […]

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Vision Development: Birth – 2 months

OBSERVATIONS: Babies often don’t focus on you or other targets, as nerve cells in their retina and brain are not fully developed. The infant cannot accommodate (focus on near objects) very well. However, within a few days after birth, infants prefer looking at an image of their mother’s face to that of a stranger.  Visual acuity […]

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