Set your kids up for success this school year with an annual eye exam!

Back-to-School season is here, which means it’s time to set your kids up for academic success and schedule their yearly eye exams. That’s right, 80% of learning is done visually.1 It’s estimated that about one in three children in the U.S are affected by myopia, or “nearsightedness,” a chronic and progressive eye disease in which objects in the distance, like the classroom board, appear blurry.2,3 Lifestyle changes, including more near work and less outdoor time, are contributing to more children than ever developing myopia at an early age.4,5 To help raise awareness of this growing public health crisis, ACUVUE® Abiliti™ has teamed up with local eye care expert, Dr. Morgan Kickliter with St. John Eye Associates, to highlight the importance of yearly eye exams as Jacksonville children head back to the classroom soon. To find a myopia specialist near you and schedule an eye exam, visit