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1 out of 5 children has a vision issue!

Vision disability is the single most prevalent disabling condition among children.1

Failing to detect and treat vision disorders in children may lead to partial or full blindness and may result in issues with child development, academic achievement, self-esteem, social-emotional behavior and juvenile delinquency.2


See how the Spot Vision Screener can help identify and reduce some of the leading causes of vision disorders in children.

1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Improving the Nations’ Vision Health: A Comprehensive Public Health Approach. http://www.cdc.gov/visionhealth/pdf/improving_nations_vision_health.pdf 2. Zaba, Joel N., M.A., O.D., “Children’s Vision Care in the 21st Century and Its Impact on Education, Literacy, Social Issues and the Workplace.

Simplified and comprehensive vision screening with Spot Vision Screener

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The Spot Vision Screener is a handheld, portable device designed to help users quickly and easily detect vision issues on patients from 6 months of age through adult. Spot screens both eyes at once from a nonthreatening 3-foot distance. The touchscreen display allows for one-touch activation, simple management of patient data entry and easy configuration for vision screening applications.


  • Easy to use, easy to implement with minimal user training required
  • Adequately powered for mass screening events
  • Captures readings 97% of the time, helping to screen otherwise difficult patients
  • Wireless printing and WiFi-enabled for easy export of data
  • Manual exports available via USB port
  • Uses lights and sounds to help engage children
  • Automated screening provides thorough, objective and easy-to-understand results

Spot accurately detects the potential indication of these common vision problems

  • Refractive Errors 
    • Myopia (near-sightedness)
    • Hyperopia (far-sightedness)
    • Astigmatism (blurred vision)
  • Amblyopic precursors
    • Anisometropia (unequal refractive power)
    • Strabismus (eye misalignment)
  • Pupil abnormalities
    • Anisocoria (pupil size deviations)

Spot Vision Screener offers
clear benefits to healthcare providers

  • The technology helps provide consistent care for all patients
  • Reduces the risk of missing pre-amblyopic and amblyopic patients
  • Improves practice efficiency by eliminating the challenges associated with normal vision screening in young patients as well as in developmentally disabled patients
  • Eye doctors and pediatricians/primary care doctors are able to better coordinate care, which:
    • Improve outcomes
    • Allows for more accurate referrals
    • Facilitates better patient education

Spot for
Pediatricians and Primary Care


Helps extend regular preventive care at the primary level

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Eye Care Professionals


Helps improve efficiency and patient satisfaction

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Helps meet routine vision screening requirements at schools

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Organizations and Occupational Health


Allows mass vision screenings with fast and accurate results


Clinically shown to be more efficient

Evidence shows that using the Spot Vision Screener can help to dramatically reduce the time required to test vision compared to traditional screening tools.

Helping school-age children 'see' their future

Watch as Hero Chelsea Elliott uses the Welch Allyn Spot Vision Screener to provide children with free vision screenings.

Benefits for children, families and physicians

See how using Welch Allyn Spot Vision Screener has a positive impact on children, families and physicians.

Video: How to use the Welch Allyn Spot Vision Screener

Watch this video to learn how to properly set up and use the Spot Vision Screener. You'll also learn helpful tips and tricks for completing a successful screening.


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