Some parents find themselves discouraged because their child is having trouble focusing in school or having problems completing other activities. This may be due to a vision problem and parents should bring their child to the eye doctor to find the solution, according to the Hattiesburg American.
There are several different types of eye problems in which children can face. A parent should bring their child to the doctor if they notice their kid's eyes are red-rimmed, inflamed, watery or swollen. They should also monitor their child's behavior, if they are rubbing their eyes often, blinking excessively or holding their book close to their face, according to the news source.
According to KidsHealth.org, newborns should be brought to the eye doctor, then the child should go through eye exams at age 3 and 5. After that, parents should look out for warning signs their child's vision is worsening and take them to the doctor if they notice anything out of the ordinary.