Wednesday, July 27, 2011
EYE EXAM A MUST BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS
Kids are growing and changing all the time. Having a regular doctors check-ups are a must. I realized how quick things could change a few years ago. My child was going to start Kindergarten and I took him to his regular doctor before school. The doctor gave my child a clean bill of health. As the summer began I notice my child would fall often and that he no longer enjoyed swimming. I thought he was being difficult and was acting out. To my surprise the school noticed an alarming change to his vision. I received a notice asking that I get an eye specialist to see him.
My husband thought it was a mistake. He was very upset that we had to pay for a specialist to give him an eye test. (But this is another story.) So we went to a Pediatric Ophthalmology, Dr. Althea Molarte. She immediate informed us that he had a severe change in his eye sight and that he needed treatment. After (2) years of eye therapy (glasses and patching), my child has slowly overcomed his vision problem. There is a great chance for 20/20 vision in the near future.
The success came because we caught it early and we took immediate action. Kids are very vulnerable and need regular doctors check-up. So get in the habit to get regular check-ups and you may save your family's health.
I hope to see you at the doctors office. Take care, Alma
Hi, My name is Alma Bosek. I live in Southern California with my loving my husband and kids. Writing has always been my passion. I can recall being a writer as early as eight years old. I speak two languages and can understand three. Let me explain. My parent's first language is Tarasco, a language spoken by Indigenous Mexican people that are from the state of Michoacan. Spanish was a second language for my folks and I. My folks wanted my life to be more American, so they did not allow me to speak Tarasco. Tarasco was spoken so frequently that I learned to understand key phrases and directions. This is why I only speak two languages. My unique upbringing has given me an advantage on family, fashion, food and travel. If that isn't enough my household is filled with American/Euro traditions and food. All of it translates into a wonderful life. Follow us on the blog as I share great family moments.