Posted: Feb 11, 2013 10:47 AM by NBC News
Vision screening may be effective and appropriate at very young ages.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently said there wasn't enough evidence to recommend screening children under age 3 for vision problems like amblyopia, but new data from the University of Iowa found testing for such problems was equally effective in kids under age 3 as it was for kids over age 4.
The condition, also called "lazy eye", is highly treatable if caught early.
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at email@example.com, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
Get deals up to 80% off here!
Find the lowest gas prices in your area
Submit your photos to KSBY
Check out our calendar of events
Watch Daybreak Web Videos in full
Save with Hot Deals across our counties!
Events across the Central Coast
Follow The CW5 on Facebook.
The KSBY online public file.
What do you think? Leave us your feedback.
KSBY is your official CA Lottery station for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties