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Christenson Vision Care

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2215 Vine Street Suite E
Hudson, WI 54016
Phone: 715-381-1234
Fax: 715-381-5357

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Monday9am6pm
Tuesday8am5pm
Wednesday9am6pm
Thursday8am5pm
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Pediatric Eye Exams

Christenson Vision Care has doctors that are residency trained specialists in pediatric optometry.  We are able to measure vision and examine children of all ages.

The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends that all children have their first eye exam by the time they reach 1 year of age. Our doctors participate in the InfantSEE program, which enables any child between 6 and 12 months of age to have a FREE comprehensive eye exam. The purpose of the InfantSEE program is to provide early detection of potential vision problems that could hinder vision development.

InfantSee

To learn more about the InfantSEE program , visit http://www.infantsee.org

The AOA further recommends that children with no symptoms or risk factors for eye problems have their next exam at age 3 and then prior to entering kindergarten. From that point, the recommendation is for a comprehensive eye exam every 1-2 years. Children with eye problems or at high risk for eye problems may need more frequent eye exams.

Keep in mind that a vision screening done by the pediatrician, school nurse or other organization is not a full comprehensive eye exam. Although screenings may detect some vision problems, they are not designed to evaluate eye health or rule-out all types of vision issues.

Our doctors perform thorough eye exams on pediatric patients that include eye teaming, eye focusing and depth perception testing, in addition to checking for glasses and ocular diseases. They are able to diagnose and treat a variety of children's vision problem including:

  • Amblyopia (lazy eye) 
  • Strabismus (eye misalignment) 
  • Binocular vision dysfunctions (eye teaming problems) such as convergence insufficiency and convergence excess 
  • Accommodative dysfunction (eye focusing problems) 
  • Other visual problems that cause difficulties reading and learning

If you suspect your child has any of the vision problems listed above, he or she may benefit from vision therapy.

Introducing Dr. Lauren Soukup

 

Dr. Lauren Soukup

Dr. Lauren Soukup graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from University of St. Thomas. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts. She received honors in her rotations that focused on ocular disease and primary care including: Boston Medical Center (MA), Wenzhou Medical University (China), VA Healthcare-Newington (CT) and Naval Health Clinic Hawaii-Pearl Harbor (HI).

Dr. Soukup has studied extensively on Age-Related Macular Degeneration working alongside some of the forerunner researchers on the topic at the University of Minnesota. She co-authored a published paper on the subject in the hopes to help further understanding of the mechanism of the disease and advance treatment options. She is also a strong advocate of access to medical eye care for underserved communities. She was given an award for her dedication and commitment to the Bostom community where she frequently organized visual screenings at local elementary schools, nursing homes and homeless shelters.

Dr. Soukup is board certified by the American Board of Optometry and is a member of both the MInnesota and Wisconsin Optometric Associations.

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Christenson Vision Care has three Optometrists providing high quality eye care for Hudson and the surrounding communities.

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Christenson Vision Care
2215 Vine Street Suite E
Hudson, WI 54016
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  • Phone: 715-381-1234
  • Fax: 715-381-5357
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Office Hours

DayOpenClosed
Monday9am6pm
Tuesday8am5pm
Wednesday9am6pm
Thursday8am5pm
Friday8am5pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed


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