The Eye See…Eye Learn is a program that provides kindergarten students with a comprehensive eye health exam, which is covered by Alberta Health. If required, kindergarten students also receive a free pair of eyeglasses. The program is available to all kindergarten students in Alberta and those eligible from the September they begin Kindergarten to Grade One. Free glasses are provided to kindergarten students who received a prescription from a Doctor of Optometry.
Did You Know?
80 per cent of learning is visual.
One in four school aged children has a vision problem.
An eye exam detects health problems such as crossed eyes or lazy eye.
Children with vision problems are often misdiagnosed as having learning or behavioural disabilities.
The earlier an eye health or vision problem is identified, the more likely it can be corrected.
Contact us today for more information on the Eye See…Eye Learn Program.