Specs owner, Julie Kubsch, ABOC has been a dispensing optician since 1981 and has her Associate Degree in Ophthalmic Dispensing. Julie and her staff bring a special kind of care, passion, style and expertise in helping their clients - both children and adults - choose the best eyewear for their lifestyle and vision needs.
Eye health is the result of a working partnership between you and your eye healthcare provider. Ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians work collectively and with the patient to ensure good eye health and life-long vision.
You should visit your optometrist or ophthalmologist for an eye exam at least once a year. The staff at Specs Around Town Optical Boutique offer these helpful eyecare articles for your benefit.
The shape of children's faces is different from that of adults. This means they require specially adapted frames:
Children's visual health is vitally important. They should be protected from the irreversible damage that the sun can cause:
Protection of the eyes:
Since 2008 Illinois law requires children present proof of an eye examination by an optometrist or ophthalmologist when the child enters kindergarten. Consider this . . . 80% of what a child learns during the first 12 years is obtained through vision. 1 in 4 children has an undiagnosed vision problem.
There are many things a parent can do to care for baby’s vision health, including regular prenatal care exams, eating nutritious foods during pregnancy, and having her newborn’s eyes examined soon after birth. But did you know that you should also schedule your baby’s first optometry appointment at around 6 months of age?
InfantSEE®, developed by the American Optometric Association and The Vision Care Institute of Johnson & Johnson launched in 2005, is a public health program designed to ensure that eye and vision care becomes an essential part of infant wellness care. Under this program, participating optometrists provide a comprehensive infant eye assessment between 6 and 12 months of age as a no-cost.
Visit InfantSee.com to find a local optometrist participating in this program and begin a lifetime of healthy vision for you infant today!