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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University today released the following news tips from experts on vision problems among school children.
ANDRYA LOWTHER, educational consultant and clinical instructor for the School of Optometry at Indiana University Bloomington:
Many children and adults suffer from learning-related visual problems that affect classroom or work performance. Some of these problems can be remedied with glasses. Others require therapy to help the child or adult learn how to deal with the problem on a regular basis. Some students who are inattentive in school literally cannot maintain focus because their eyes don't work together the way they should, said Andrya Lowther, an educational consultant and clinical instructor for the School of Optometry at Indiana University Bloomington. She said these students may have headaches when they read. Students who don't have to read much in high school sometimes learn they have this problem when faced …