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My first eye test

By Jasmine, aged 4

Follow Jasmine as she gets her eyes tested for the first time.

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My first eye test

Watch our approach to children's eye examinations, as Jasmine gets her eyes checked for the first time at our Derby Sadler Gate Store.

Children’s eye conditions

A child’s vision usually keeps on developing up until the age of seven or eight. Up to this age, it’s often far easier for us to detect any eye problems. And it’s important that any problems are identified as early as possible because they can have an impact on a child's development and education.

Eighty percent of what a child learns is via their vision. And any problems which remain untreated could see them falling behind in class, perhaps leading to emotional problems and even a misdiagnosis of dyslexia or another cognitive disorder.

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