Vision Screening

Vision Screening

Children After the Newborn Period Through Age 20 Years

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Vision Screening Training program provides screeners with the necessary skills to identify children in need of further diagnosis and treatment.

The website is for programs such as:

Vision screening is the most practical approach to identify children in need of professional services. Early identification and treatment can prevent or alleviate many of the problems that result from impaired vision.

The MDH vision screening recommendations found on this website are for screening children post newborn through 20 years of age. In addition to resources found on these MDH webpages, screening programs may refer to these documents: