Pediatric Eye Care

The Value of Pediatric Eye Care

Ensuring our children stay healthy throughout childhood is Job #1 for every parent. At Innovative Eye Care in Bakersfield, we are here to protect your child's vision from infancy to adolescence. We understand the unique needs of young eyes and the importance of early detection and intervention in securing a lifetime of healthy eyes.

Poco Eye Care

Pediatric eye care promotes healthy visual development. Children's eyes mature over time, making early detection of any issues critically important. Common problems like amblyopia, strabismus, and refractive errors should be treated early for the best chance to avoid more severe problems later in life. Our team of experienced eye care professionals specializes in identifying and addressing these common childhood eye problems and has the experience and expertise necessary to treat them.

Innovative Eye Care Services

At Innovative Eye Care in Bakersfield, we offer a comprehensive range of services for infants, children, and young adults. From routine eye examinations and vision screenings to specialized treatments, we provide proactive care to protect young eyes. Our office offers the best in optometry services. Eye exams can begin as early as six months to one year old. Additional exams are recommended at three years old and before starting first grade. While your child might receive vision screenings at school, note that these simple scans aren't substitutes for a complete eye examination.

Meet Our Optometrist

Our optometrist, Dr. Cheree Wilhelmsen, O.D., has a doctorate from UC Berkeley and has received advanced certifications and training in treating eye disease. She provides routine family eye care and loves having children in her office.

Eye Tips for Parents

Supporting your child's eye health is as simple as remaining vigilant for any signs of trouble. If your child demonstrates unusual eye movements, complains of blurry vision, has difficulty focusing, or suffers an eye injury, seeking expert care immediately is vital. By scheduling regular eye exams, encouraging outdoor play over screen time, and reporting any suspected issues right away, you'll be doing the very best for your child's healthy eye development.

Book Your Pediatric Eye Exam with Innovative Eye Care in Bakersfield, CA

Has your child had a complete eye examination lately? Schedule your eye care appointment today and ensure your child's eyes receive the attention they deserve. Are you looking for an eye doctor near you? Call our convenient Bakersfield office to schedule your appointment at (661) 213-3310 or contact us online.

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