21st Annual Daffodil Ball | Vancouver

With the support of all benefactors combined, this year's Daffodil Ball at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver raised $1.5 million towards critical metastatic cancer research. Dr. Della Chow, Dr. Jenny Tsui and the optical staff of Della Optique are very proud to have contributed.

Learning Disabilities and Visual Skills

ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a common behavioral disorder that affects about 10% of school-age children. reports that kids often understand what is expected of them but they have trouble “following through because they can't sit still, pay attention, or focus on details.” Often times though, an undiagnosed vision problem can look like a learning disability. In today’s modern classrooms, where most didactic learning takes place through print and electronic media, optimal vision is crucial. Children who have troubles keeping up with a lesson, often act out, appearing to be disruptive by comparison to their classmates. Vision problems such as convergen

Altruistic Eye Doctor Sees What Happens When Children's Vision Doesn't Get Tested

When young children have trouble learning to read, sometimes it’s because they can’t see well enough in class. ​ Dr. Della Chow, a Vancouver optometrist, finds this happens alarmingly often, so she urges parents to take their children for a complete eye exam before kindergarten – ideally, at the age of three. ​ "Kids don’t need to know the alphabet to have their vision tested," she says. "If schoolchildren don’t see well, it ends up becoming more than just being a reading problem," says Chow, whose Kitsilano-based practice is called Della Optique. ​ "Children who see poorly or whose eyes get tired in class can easily become inattentive and then badly behaved. Then they get their eyes checked

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