Problems & Conditions

Problems & Conditions

Children suffering from vision problems or eye conditions are not too difficult to spot, if you know what to look for. Below are some telltale behaviors and signs to be on the lookout for as they could indicate children experiencing vision problems:

Children’s Vision Problem Warning Signs

  • Squinting, closing or covering one eye
  • Constantly holding materials close to the face
  • Tilting the head to one side
  • Rubbing eyes repeatedly
  • One or both eyes turn in or out
  • Redness or tearing in eyes
  • Premature birth
  • Developmental delays
  • Family history of lazy eye or “thick glasses”
  • A disease that affects the whole body (such as diabetes, sickle cell or HIV)