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A list of external eye care providers can be found here.
Watch this video to learn how to test your child's vision at home using the Visual Acuity Chart.
To test the visual acuity of your child at home, please print off the documents below and watch the video before you start testing.
You should contact your local GP or Optometrist if you think your child has an eye or vision problem. Click here to read information on what to do if you think your baby has crossed eyes or white pupils.
After examining your child they will decide if your child needs to be seen by an eye doctor (Ophthalmologist).
If they think your child's problem is urgent, they will contact us directly, otherwise they will send us a referral letter based on our referral guidelines.
Your child will be placed on a waiting list. You may also choose to have your child examined locally by an alternate eye care provider.