The Florida Heiken Children’s Vision Program

Many schoolchildren in America are required to undergo a vision check of some sort before entering classes – and with good reason. Formal studies have long shown that vision problems in children and teenagers may contribute to poor school performance, behavior issues, and even delinquency. “Undetected and untreated vision problems can lead to poor academic performance in school, self-esteem issues with attendant emotional components, and, when triggered by other factors, antisocial behavior,” notes researcher Joel N. Zaba, O.D. …read more