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American Academy of Family Physicians: “Childhood Eye Examination.”
American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye Smart: "Recognizing and Treating Eye Injuries."
American Academy of Ophthalmology Eye Smart: "Testing Children for Color Blindness."
American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children.org: "Warning Signs of Vision Problems in Children."
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: "Ambylopia."
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: "Strabismus."
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: "Vision Screening."
American Optometric Association: "Comprehensive Eye and Vision Exam."
American Optometric Association: “Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination.”
American Optometric Association: "Preschool Vision: 2 to 5 Years of Age."
American Optometric Association: "School-aged Vision: 6 to 18 Years of Age."
Cincinnati Children's Hospital: "Your Child's Eye Exam."
Colour Blind Awareness: "Diagnosis."
Discovery Eye Foundation: "Your Comprehensive Eye Exam."
Knoop, K. "Slit lamp examination." UptoDate. June 30, 2015.
Kidshealth.org: "Eye Injuries."
Kidshealth.org: "Glasses and Contact Lenses."
Kidshealth.org: "Your Child's Vision."
New York State Department of Health: "Types of Vision Problems."
Prevent Blindness: "Helpful tips for your child's eye doctor visit."
The Vision Council: “Protecting Young Eyes.”
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