Children's Vision

The mission of California Optometric Association's Children's Vision Team is to ensure children receive regular comprehensive eye care.

Healthy vision is important for a young child's development and early success. Learn about children's vision and discover important vision milestones, including what to look for in determining if your child has a vision problem. Vision problems in children is more common than you think!

Tune-in today! Have you ever wondered what a baby can see? Or why some kids wear glasses, contacts, or even an eye patch? Or maybe what it means to be colorblind. Well, you’re in luck! Subscribe, download, and listen to COA's newest podcast about vision and pediatric eye care – Little EyePods.

A directory of COA member optometrists who provide eye exams for children.

Social media is a quick and easy way to spread the word about the importance of children's eye exams. COA has created social media images for you to share with your patients.

InfantSEE is a public health program managed by Optometry Cares - The AOA Foundation. It is designed to ensure that eye and vision care becomes an integral part of infant wellness care to improve a child's quality of life. Under this program, AOA member optometrists provide a no-cost comprehensive eye and vision assessment for infants 6-12 months old regardless of a family's income or access to insurance coverage. Consider joining today!

The California Optometric Association is creating a directory of COA member optometrists who provide vision care to children. We plan to make this list available to parents and other health care providers. If you would like to be included, please complete the questionnaire.