Getting Your Child Ready for School: The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams

Getting Your Child Ready for School: The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams

As the new school year approaches, it's not just about shopping for supplies and new clothes. Ensuring your child's success goes beyond the tangible items – it's about setting them up with the best possible tools for their academic journey.
One of the most crucial tools to start the year off right is making sure they have Clear and healthy vision.

A comprehensive back-to-school eye exam is a must. It goes beyond the standard eye chart test to assess critical visual skills such as eye focusing, eye teaming, and tracking. These skills are fundamental for absorbing information, staying engaged, and performing at their best.

Imagine reading a book with blurry letters or trying to follow a teacher's instructions with eyes that can't work together effectively – it's not only frustrating but can hinder learning. This is where a thorough eye exam comes in. By ensuring optimal vision and addressing potential issues early on, you're giving your child the visual foundation they need to excel.

HOW DO YOU KNOW? How do you know if your child might have an underlying vision problem? Look out for these signs:   **resource

  • Complaints of Discomfort and Fatigue: If your child frequently complains of eye discomfort or seems tired after school, it could be due to visual strain.
  • Frequent Eye Rubbing or Blinking: Excessive eye rubbing or blinking might indicate eye irritation or difficulty focusing.
  • Short Attention Span: If your child has trouble staying focused on tasks, it could be linked to visual issues.
  • Avoiding Reading and Close Activities: If your child shies away from reading or holds books too close, it might signal a problem with their vision.
  • Frequent Headaches: Headaches, especially after reading or doing close-up work, could be related to uncorrected vision problems.
  • Covering One Eye, Tilting the Head, or Seeing Double: These behaviors might indicate problems with eye coordination or alignment.
  • Losing Place When Reading, Difficulty Remembering: Vision difficulties can make reading challenging and affect comprehension.

At Bordentown Family Eye Care, owned by Dr. Lisa M. Andrasz provides a welcoming, safe, and enjoyable, environment ensuring that kids feel relaxed during their eye exam. Supporting local businesses not only benefits your child but the entire community.

This school year, give your child the advantage of clear and comfortable vision – a gift that will contribute to their success both inside and outside the classroom. Schedule your child's back-to-school eye exam today and be part of their journey to a successful year ahead.

Bordentown Family Eye Care
223 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: (609) 298-1072


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Summer Hair Care

Summer Hair Care

Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but the intense heat and humidity can take a toll on your hair. To keep your locks looking their best during the warmer months, it's important to give your hair some extra care and attention.

Protect Your Hair from the Sun: Just like your skin, your hair can be damaged by harmful UV rays. To shield your hair from the sun, consider wearing a wide-brimmed hat or using a scarf. These fashionable accessories not only add style to your summer outfits but also provide valuable protection for your hair and scalp.

Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate: The summer heat can dehydrate your hair, leaving it dry, frizzy, and prone to breakage. Combat this by using a hydrating shampoo and conditioner to replenish moisture. Look for products that are specifically formulated for dry or damaged hair and contain nourishing ingredients like aloe vera, coconut oil, or shea butter.

Embrace Heat-Free Styling: Give your hair a break from excessive heat styling during the summer months. Heat tools like flat irons, curling irons, and blow dryers can further dehydrate your hair and lead to damage. Instead, opt for heat-free styling methods like air-drying, braiding, or using foam or fabric curlers to create beautiful, beachy waves.

Swim Smartly: Whether you're hitting the pool or the beach, chlorine, and saltwater can wreak havoc on your hair. Before swimming, wet your hair with clean water to minimize chlorine absorption. Afterward, rinse your hair thoroughly and use a clarifying shampoo to remove any residue. Follow up with a deep conditioning treatment or leave-in conditioner to restore moisture and keep your locks healthy.

Nourish from Within: Healthy hair starts from the inside out. Maintain a balanced diet rich in vitamins and minerals that promote hair health. Include foods like fruits, vegetables, nuts, fish, and eggs, which are high in biotin, vitamin E, and omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally, staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water will benefit both your body and your hair.

Summer can be a challenging season for your hair, but with the right care and attention, you can keep it healthy, shiny, and beautiful.

Looking for Answers? Ask Our Experts in Town!

Laura’s Salon
Adorn Beauty Salon
Highlights Hair Salon
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Get Your AC Ready For Summer!

Get Your AC Ready For Summer!

Is your HVAC system ready to keep you cool this summer? One essential step is to inspect and clean or replace your air filters.  #ACMaintenance #CleanAirFilters

Clogged or dirty filters can cause restricted airflow, leading to reduced efficiency and higher energy bills. By cleaning or replacing your filters, you can improve indoor air quality and ensure that your system runs optimally during the hot months ahead.    #EnergyEfficiency #OptimalPerformance

Don't let dirty filters compromise your comfort and increase your cooling costs. Take a few minutes to inspect and clean your air filters, or replace them if needed. Your AC will thank you with a refreshing breeze!  #ACCare  #CoolingSolutions

Remember, regular maintenance is key to a well-functioning HVAC system. If you need professional assistance or have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to one of our Local Businesses in Town: 
(609) 298-3018

Stay cool and enjoy the summer with a properly maintained AC! #HVACExperts #SummerReady


Look Who Turned 100

Look Who Turned 100

Congratulations to the Boyd’s family as they bring Boyd’s Pharmacy into its 100th year of business! 

In 1923, Lardner Clark and Frederica Boyd opened the doors to their first local pharmacy in Florence, New Jersey. In 1974, the Boyd’s family opened a second location in Downtown Bordentown City! 

As of 2023, Clark Boyd III and his wife Carolann continue the Boyd’s family legacy along with the fourth-generation team of their children, James R. Skeenes Jr., Lardner C. Boyd IV, and Caron Boyd Cullen. 

Boyd’s Pharmacy & Liquors in Downtown Bordentown offers unique “one-stop shopping.” Boyd’s maintains their continued “local family pharmacy” feel while offering state-of-the-art apps, remote prescription orders, and social media platforms for daily health tips. 

There is a full liquor store inside Boyd’s for your convenience as well. They are a frequent stop for diners who are enjoying the fabulous BYOB spots in our Downtown. Gift baskets can be ordered as well as wines by the case. 

Here’s wishing the Boyd’s family continued success and congratulations! May they continue for 100 more years! 

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