Vision care is important for young children. If a child cannot see correctly, it often impacts school performance. Your child may need vision correction or a new pair of glasses. At Calson-Tillisch Eye Clinic in Mankato and New Ulm, MN, our eye doctor will see if your child has the right eyeglasses prescription. Visit our team before the school year starts so your child will have clear vision.

School and Myopia

The most common eye problem in children is myopia, or nearsightedness. While other conditions can be found in children, including astigmatism and farsightedness, nearsightedness is extremely common. When a child can't see well across the room, it is difficult to perform well in school. Children may not be able to see the board at school or can't see something that the teacher holds up. This can lead to slipping grades. Many kids don't think to talk about it, because it happened so gradually that they didn't notice the change. That's why it's important to know the symptoms of vision problems.

Symptoms of Eye Problems

There are several symptoms that can mean your child has vision problems that need to be corrected. These include grades getting worse and having a harder time at school. You may also notice that your child often complains of headaches. Frequent headaches are a red flag that your child may be myopic. You may also notice your child squinting often and rubbing his or her eyes. Your child may even close one eye when trying to look at something far away. These signs indicate that your child should visit our optometrist.

Schedule an Appointment for Back to School Glasses

To start the school year right, ensure your child gets an eye exam with our optometrist. If your child needs glasses, it's a good idea to get them before school starts again. At Carlson-Tillisch Eye Clinic in Mankato and New Ulm, MN, our eye doctor will ensure that your child has the correct glasses. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

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  • Very friendly and professional. I actually look forward to the exam.

    - Gregory M.
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    - Albert F.
  • Staff and doctors are very friendly. Up to date equipment is amazing!!

    - Cynthia H.
  • The staff was efficient and friendly. I was really happy with the examination and the consultation. I would recommend them 100%.

    - Mary W.
  • Carlson-Tillisch is always a such pleasant visit. I almost wish I need to be seen more often! Front desk staff makes checking in so easy. Staff explain the exam so it’s never uncomfortable and the physicians are wonderful! They are always so thorough and help me to fully understand my options.

    - Jessica S.

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Mankato Hours

Monday

7:45 am - 5:30 pm

Tuesday

7:45 am - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

7:45 am - 5:30 pm

Thursday

7:45 am - 7:00 pm

Friday

7:45 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday

Closed

New Ulm Hours

Monday

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Mankato Hours

Monday
7:45 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
7:45 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
7:45 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
7:45 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:45 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday
Closed

New Ulm Hours

Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

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