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Optos Encourages Parents to Get Back to School Eye Exams for Their Children
Date:8/12/2008

derson, Founder, Optos. "Eye exams not only identify eye and vision related conditions but can potentially detect systemic indicators of overall health and wellness."

Consider these facts:

-- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) only one in three children in America has received eye care services before the age of six.

-- The CDC also states that impaired vision can affect a child's neurological and physical development by potentially limiting the range of experiences and kinds of information to which the child is exposed.

-- According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), 60 percent of children who are identified as 'problem learners' have undetected vision problems.

-- The best way to protect a child's eyes is through professional eye examinations, beginning shortly after birth, at six months of age, before entering school (age four or five) and periodically throughout the school years.

Optos is incorporated in Scotland under the Companies Act 1985 with registered number SC139953. The Company maintains its Registered Office at Queensferry House, Carnegie Business Campus, Dunfermline, Scotland KY11 8GR United Kingdom. 326001


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