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1:  Should I as a 3D moviegoer be concerned about the disinfection process used on 3D glasses dispensed at the 3D movie theater? 2:  Should I as a parent be concerned about the disinfection process used on 3D glasses dispensed at my child's school being adequate? 3:  At what age can my child view 3D safely? 4:  How long should children watch 3D television, movies or games? 5:  As a parent should I have concerns about my child viewing 3D television, movies or games and seizures? 6:  If my child has problems viewing 3D content what should I do? 7:  If my child has vision problems that interfere with viewing 3D content can this be treated? 8:  Where do I find doctors to help? 9:  Is there an unmet need for children's vision care? 10:  Can traditional vision screening meet the detection requirements necessary to address children's vision care needs? 11:  Does traditional vision screening detect amblyopia? 12:  Does traditional vision screening detect myopia? 13:  Does traditional vision screening detect hyperopia? 14:  Does traditional vision screening detect astigmatism? 15:  Does traditional vision screening detect strabismus? 16:  Are refractive errors important to correct early in life? 17:  Are there ongoing health disparities in access to vision care? 18:  Is there any link between uncorrected vision challenges, juvenile delinquency and special education? 19:  How are mandatory preschool eye examination laws working?

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References:

  • 2002 National Health Interview Survey as cited in CDC MMWR, 54(17), 425-9
  • National Institutes of Health The Multi-Ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease and Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Studies (NEI.2011)
  • www.visionandhealth.org/documents/Child_Vision_Report.pdf
  • http://www.nei.nih.gov/neitrials/static/study85.asp
  • National Institutes of Health The Multi-Ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease and Baltimore Pediatric Eye Disease Studies (NEI.2011)
  • Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2006
  • 2002 National Health Interview Survey as cited in CDC MMWR, 54(17), 425-9
  • Harris, Paul O.D.; The Prevalence of Visual Conditions In a Population of Juvenile Delinquents, Curriculum II, Vol. 61, Number 4, Jan 1989
  • U.S. Department of Education; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children.
  • Learning Related Visual Problems, ERIC Publication, n.d
  • New Jersey Commission, 2006
  • Youth in Minnesota Correctional Facilities; 2007 Student Survey

Watching 3D videos has led to the discovery and correction of some cases of stereo deficiency. If you feel discomfort, it may be correctable.


Glasses enable your two eyes to each see a diferent image..those are then combined in your brain into a single image with depth!