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Resources & Recommended Services for: Vision Screening

Resources & Tools

*Individual ages may be selected to view all service recommendations for that age.

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Specific Service Recommendations by Age

Key
Symbol Indicates
1 Service is Routine for all
2 Service is Not Routine—Provide when indicated by risk assessment

Infancy

First week visits—Timing, frequency and content must be individualized according to the infant's unique medical, family and environmental circumstances.

Name Recommendations
Newborn 1 Wk 1 Mo 2 Mo 4 Mo 6 Mo 9 Mo 12 Mo
Assess risk; do visual physical assessment, including assessment of ocular alignment 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Objective test for visual acuity (may obtain results from school screening if assured that appropriate technique was properly employed) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

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Early and Middle Childhood

Name Recommendations
15 Mo 18 Mo 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 8 Yr 10 Yr
Assess risk; do visual physical assessment, including assessment of ocular alignment 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Objective test for visual acuity (may obtain results from school screening if assured that appropriate technique was properly employed) 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1

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Adolescence

Name Recommendations
11 Yr 12 Yr 13 Yr 14 Yr 15 Yr 16 Yr 17 Yr 18 Yr 19 Yr 20 Yr
Assess risk; do visual physical assessment, including assessment of ocular alignment 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

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