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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

Main St., Suite A864-967-8582Dr. Sean Stevens309 SE Main St.864-963-4933SPARTANBURGDr. Louis MartinDr. Janell Martin399 E. Henry St.864-585-0208SUMMERVILLEDr. Justin Dungan717 Old Trolley Rd., Unit 3843-843-1889Dr. Leslie Patterson9880 Dorchester Rd.843-851-0280SURFSIDEDr. Lisa Turbeville1651 Glenns Bay Rd.843-650-2400WALTERBORODr. Kirsten Harwood1009 Bells Hwy.843-549-2565InfantSEE® assessments are complementary to the routine well-care exams a baby receives from a pediatrician or family physician.  Optometrists have the training to identify areas of risk that are critical to vision development and the skills to identify conditions that might not be detected in a routine pediatric wellness exam.  In some cases, conditions may need to be monitored, immediately treated or referred to a pediatric eye specialist.  

To learn more about InfantSEE®, visit www.InfantSEE.org or call (877) 252-2447.

About InfantSEE® InfantSEE® is a public health program managed by Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation. Designed to ensure that eye and vision care become an integral part of infant wellness and improve a child's quality of life, doctors of optometry provide one-time, no-cost eye and vision assessment to infants between the ages of 6 and 12 months regardless of family income or access to insurance coverage. For more information, visit www.infantsee.org.

About the American Optometric Association American Optometric Association doctors of optometry are highly qualified, trained doctors, on the frontline of eye health and vision care, who examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases and disorders of the eye. In addition to providing eye and vision care, optometrists play a major role in an individual's overall health and well-being by detecting systemic diseases. Doctors of optometry have the skills and tra
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