Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination

Publication Date: February 12, 2017
Last Updated: March 14, 2022


A comprehensive pediatric eye and vision examination should include, but is not limited to:
• Review of the nature and history of the presenting problem, patient and family eye and medical histories, including visual, ocular, general health, leisure and sports activities, and developmental and school performance history of the child
• Measurement of visual acuity
• Determination of refractive status
• Assessment of binocular vision, ocular motility, and accommodation
• Evaluation of color vision (baseline or periodic, if needed, for qualification purposes or if disease related)
• Assessment of ocular and systemic health, including evaluation of pupillary responses, anterior and posterior segment, peripheral retina, and evaluation/measurement of intraocular pressure and visual field testing.
(, Consensus Statement)



Comprehensive Pediatric Eye and Vision Examination

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