Does your child struggle at school?  Have they had an eye test recently? The latest video put out by Optometry Australia highlights the fact that some kids don’t participate in school activities because they simply can’t see.  A simple eye examination will soon establish if there are any problems that need addressing.  With myopia or shortsightedness now being described by some as reaching epidemic levels it is important that we keep on top of it and manage it appropriately.  Many children start school with normal eyesight but towards middle to late primary start to have increased difficulty seeing the board.  So if you have some doubts about whether your child is seeing everything they should, then don’t hesitate to book them for a test.