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Final Recommendation Statement: Vision Screening in Children Aged 6 Months to 5 Years

Thursday, September 7, 2017  
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September 5, 2017 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on vision screening in children aged 6 months to 5 years. The Task Force found that clinicians should conduct vision screening in children aged 3 to 5 years and found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against screening in younger children. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to The final recommendation statement can also be found in the September 5, 2017 online issue of JAMA.