• “I never knew trees had individual leaves until I got my glasses.”

    -Alex, age 12

  • “Vision screenings are important, but cannot take the place of a comprehensive exam.”

  • Free Exams for Three-Year Olds

    We want to help detect vision conditions that require correction at an early age.

  • See to Learn®

    Free Exams for Three-Year Olds

Who We Are?

We are the experts in children's vision issues.

The Nebraska Foundation for Children’s Vision seeks to ensure that every child entering school in Nebraska is visually ready to learn.

  • We heighten awareness of pediatric vision care among consumers, educators and healthcare providers.
  • We lead the discussion and develop action plans to provide the tools necessary to equip Nebraska's children visually for successful futures academically and personally.
  • We connect multiple disciplines and individuals with intersecting interest in children and their success in education as related to efficient and healthy visual system.
  • We monitor the latest policies, research and procedures related to children's vision.

Like Us

Uncorrected vision problems, childhood literacy deficits linked

Uncorrected Vision Problems, Childhood Literacy Deficits Linked

A study published in late January in Opthalmology magazine further supports the need for comprehensive eye examinations for all children. Click here to read the entire article.



Governor Proclaims October See to Learn Month in Nebraska

As part of a statewide focus this Fall, the Nebraska Optometric Association (NOA) in cooperation with the Nebraska Foundation for Childrens Vision (NFCV) announced a renewed emphasis on the See to Learn program, where participating optometrists offer free vision assessments to any three-year-old.

To help combat this problem, and catch vision disorders early, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed October as SEE TO LEARN™ Month in Nebraska. Click here to read the Proclamation.

For more information about SEE TO LEARN™ or to schedule a free vision assessment for your three-year-old, call the Eye Care Council at 1-800-960-EYES, visit the NFCV website at www.nechildrensvision.org or the Nebraska Optometric Association's website at BetterEyeCareNebraska.com