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NL Association of Optometrists (NLAO) Applauds the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for its support of children’s vision

St. John’s, NL, April 16, 2019– The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Optometrists applauds the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for its support of a Children’s Vision Program. Dr. Trudy Metcalfe, President, NLAO, says “As many as one in four school age children have visual problems and 60% of children with reading difficulties have undetected …

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Back to School

Getting ready for back to school is exciting!  Make sure your child has a full eye examination. It is important to know that the vision screening that they received during the pre-school check up at age 4 is NOT an eye exam. Dr Mark Smith, President, NLAO and Danny Barrett, CNIB Vision Advocate proclaim May …

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