BrainPOP

Vision Problems

Have you ever had problems seeing the chalkboard in class? How about trouble seeing far-away objects? Are you concerned that you might need glasses? Well, don’t worry--Tim and Moby are here to answer all your questions about vision problems! In this BrainPOP movie, the dynamic duo explains the difference between being nearsighted and being farsighted--and the corrective lenses that are used to treat each condition. You’ll learn how laser eye surgery works, which vision disorders might affect you as you age, and why you should visit an eye doctor at least once every few years. So watch this movie--and don’t worry, we promise that no one will call you “four eyes.”

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