EyeLearn is a children’s vision program that focuses on outreach and education of key stakeholders regarding the importance of vision for learning, the value of a comprehensive eye examination, and modern children’s vision needs including screen time recommendations.
Eligibility is simple!
  • All children ages 0-18 years who reside in BC are eligible
  • No participation form is needed
  • MSP will help contribute to either all or a portion of the examination cost depending on the clinic visited

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Tell me about Sreen Time!
  • Get up and take a break every 20 minutes
  • Ensure screens are a forearm’s length away
  • No screens 1 hour before bedtime
  • Outdoor time is encouraged over screen time!
  • Appropriate UV and vitamin D help to increase eye health and reduce the progression of myopia
  • Guide to screen time outside of school hours:
  • Less than 2 hr/day for children over age 5
  • Less than 1 hr/day for children age 2-5
  • None for children under age 2
How often and when should I visit my Doctor of Optometry?

first visit between 6-12 months old

2-19 years:
annually for children ages 2 and up

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