I’m a mother of three with access to top pediatricians and a network of neurotic moms, yet I was never advised to get my children’s eyes checked. Last summer I took my 4-year-old to an optometrist with an air of confidence that I was just being overprotective. Much to my sickening surprise, he could barely see, as it turns out.
I you have an ACA plan, you have vision coverage as a free benefit. Use it.
Source article from the NYT: Kids Who Can’t See Can’t Learn