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There are color-vision tests designed for those who can't read or recognize numbers. You could try them. Here's one example, from rootsweb: (There's a large one at that link along with instructions about using it.) There are others too, just search for test color blindness toddler and you'll find them.


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Our daughter got her glasses around her first birthday. The biggest issue at first is the glasses are uncomfortable and they will keep taking them off. At one year old, all we could do was keep putting them back on over and over and over. At three, you probably have more options, like the same incentives you used for potty training. At any rate, the ...


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My daughter is 3 and has fairly severe eye problems. We visit ophthalmologists very frequently and we've seen many more than one for her condition. Did you go see an ophthalmologist or an optometrist? While the training between ophthalmologists and optometrists are very similar, ophthalmologists are also trained to perform surgery and treat more complex ...


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Your child is still very young and the eyes are continuing to develop. As pointed out in the comments, keeping glasses on her can be a challenge. Whether it's a translucent cloth that's very breathable (I don't know what they are called, but think of a sunshade type cloth), sunglasses or something else, you should absolutely protect her eyes. Keep in mind ...


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I've had the same experience with my son recently. I feel that he has the eyes of an eagle; he can spot an airplane high in the sky, or a small insect in the air, or any little detail at home across the room -- his eyesight seems more than perfect. But just like in your case, a check-up revealed the need to wear glasses. We got him glasses. He doesn't wear ...


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My daughter will be 3 next week and we only recently started dealing with glasses with her. Normally she wears hard contact lenses, but we decided a while ago that she needed glasses for when she doesn't have her contacts in--especially as her interest in books increases as she gets older. She LOVES her glasses and sometimes asks to wear them instead of ...


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Yes and no. I'm not going to link the study because I can't find it right now, but the general consensus I've found when looking into this matter is that there can be some temporary strain, especially associated with computer usage (14+ hours a day) or reading in low light, but that in general it all sorts itself out after a night's sleep. I have seen no ...


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We had Baby Banz too, but my baby didn't like to keep them on. Evolution has a nice way of protecting baby's eyes even without sunglasses; pupils contract in bright light, preventing excess UV exposure. And babies can close their eyes if it's too bright for them, which they will do. So I wouldn't worry too much about the sunglasses, especially since you ...


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Color blindness usually makes it hard for those that have it to tell apart Red and Orange or Blue, Green, Black and Purple, but rarely does it mean the color blind person can't tell a warm color (red) and a cool color (blue) apart. So I'm guessing no to the color blindness. Instead, he is probably just mis-speaking or getting his "wires crossed" as it ...


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You can probably figure this out by a simple genetic calculation. Color-blindness is a sex-linked recessive disorder on the X-chromosome. It typically doesn't manifest itself in females, but they can however be carriers. Ask some questions about her side of the family and also yours. Are you color blind? Is your father color blind? Is your wife's father ...


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My child is the same way. She is 3 years old and was prescribed a -2.5 diopter pair of glasses for a -4.0 diopter evaluation. I have not been able to tell of any difference in her vision either. In fact, she used to watch the television from really close but since she got the glasses we don't let her watch as much but also enforce a certain distance; but ...


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Children's eyes are more flexible, have better contrast, and they literally take in more light. There are some startling example photos of that in this article. Myopia doesn't mean you can't see things far away, just that they're out of focus. Being able to notice something high contrast like a star or a person is not surprising. My daughter got glasses ...


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From the Mayo Clinic, Infants In infants, the most common cause of persistent watery eyes is a blocked or incompletely opened tear duct. The tears may dry out and appear crusty, but not necessarily due to infection. Within a few months, most blocked tear ducts in infants resolve on their own. Though as the comments have said, talk with your ...


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We set up an appointment with a specialist a few days ago, and they agreed that getting pictures/videos would be helpful (that's really hard, by the way, as whenever we notice it he inevitably sees us and the eye re-focuses!). They also asked us what direction the eye tends to go - apparently 'inside' is more common, although in our case 'outside' is - and ...


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My daughter is two, she does the same thing with red and blue. I was concerned for a while. But if you think about the number of arbitrary words your child is picking up, it makes sense that they would confuse some words some of the time. The best way I can think about it is when I am learning students names, if there are two students who are always together ...



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