About this resource:
Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Last Reviewed: September 2017
Workgroups: Vision Workgroup
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends conducting vision screening for all children ages 3 to 5 years to identify lazy eye or its risk factors. USPSTF found insufficient evidence to assess whether the benefits of vision screening outweigh the harms in children younger than 3 years.
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2017). Final update summary: Vision in children ages 6 months to 5 years: Screening. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/vision-in-children-ages-6-months-to-5-years-screening