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Lions Clubs of Virginia Acquire 8 New Spot Vision Screeners
Date:9/22/2011

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Vision Disability, Number One Health Issue

There is an on-going and urgent need for Spot.  The U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that vision disability is the single most prevalent disabling condition among children. Approximately 80 percent(1) of what children learn in their early school years is visual, so if they can't see a teacher's writing on the blackboard, they will struggle.  

In a recent study of the top seven health issues in schools, vision disability is priority number one.(2) This clearly shows evidence that addressing the prevalence of visions disorders can improve student outcomes.  Statistics show an incredible need, the CDC states that less than 15 percent of all preschool children receive an eye exam and fewer than 22 percent receive any type of vision screening.  

Today, of all school-age children across America, 25 percent suffer from a vision problem,(2) yet in the 9 to 15 year age group, only 10% of those needing glasses actually had them.

New Vision Screening Standard

PediaVision is committed to setting a new vision screening standard with Spot.  The technology was developed to address all of the challenges as quickly, conveniently and affordably as possible.

In as long as it takes to snap a finger, Spot can identify the most common vision issues associated with school-age children which can hamper a student's ability to learn. A quick screening is able to detect nearsightedness (myopia), blurred vision (astigmatism) and farsightedness (hyperopia).  

To Order Spot Vision

Interested parties should contact PediaVision's Vice President, Jeff Mortensen (jeff.mortensen@pediavision.com), to learn how to acquire Spot vision.

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