Advice for a
healthy vision

Your eyesight is precious. Learn how to look after it properly and prevent eye health problems.

5 to 10 years of age

Recommended examinations

Annual eye examination to monitor the development of the visual system.

Possible conditions

  • Strabismus
  • Lazy eye or amblyopia
  • Refractive conditions (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism)

Signs of eye problems

  • Frowning
  • Lack of concentration
  • Holding objects too close when reading
  • Losing your place when reading
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Clumsy movements
  • Covering one eye to see
  • Rubbing your eyes and blinking frequently
  • Red, inflamed or watery eyes
  • Frequent headaches

* Regardless of age, for patients with refractive defects (especially high myopia), diabetes, hypercholesterolaemia, vascular problems or a history of eye disease, examinations should be performed annually.