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Eye Examinations and Visual Screening
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says that all children under age 5 should be screened for vision problems. These problems include lazy eye, crossed eyes and near- and farsightedness. Screening tests done by a primary care physician can detect these vision problems so they can be corrected early.