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South Carolina Optometrists Partner with State Legislators and Local Mayors in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care
Date:9/20/2010

The optometrists are serving the community by providing free eye screenings to infants. Parents are being educated in the need for proper and early detection of vision problems and best of all a free exam for infants under a year of age. This is an exciting opportunity for our community. Thanks to the optometrists of South Carolina!"

"As an optometric physician and a state representative, I see the importance of comprehensive eye examinations for infants every day.  I am personally excited to be a part of the InfantSEE® South Carolina tour and encourage all South Carolinians to take advantage of this opportunity," said Dr. Deborah Long (R-45), an optometrist from Ft. Mill.

To help protect infant vision and eye health, local mayors declared Monday, September 20 through Saturday, September 25 InfantSEE® Week in South Carolina.

"Early detection of vision problems is the best way to treat and prevent permanent vision impairment," said Greenville Mayor Knox White. "On behalf of our City Council I encourage all our citizens to participate in InfantSEE® Week."

"The most critical stages of vision development occur in the first year of a child's life," said Charleston Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. "I urge all our citizens to schedule an InfantSEE® exam for their infants."

One in 10 children is at risk from undiagnosed eye and vision problems, which, if undetected, could lead to permanent vision impairment, and in rare cases, life-threatening health risks.  However, only 14 percent of children from infancy to age six have had a comprehensive eye assessment from an eye care professional. In South Carolina, great strides are being made to ensure that potential eye and vision problems are detected early. Infant eye assessments have been available in South Carolina since the InfantSEE® program launched in 2005.

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