The Vision Specialists that are Great for Kids
Your child’s vision impacts everything.
I got glasses when I was three, so I watch my children like a hawk, looking for signs that they may need glasses. Every morning I put on my glasses and am reminded just how much my world would be affected if I didn’t have corrected vision, and I don’t want them to struggle if they have eyes like me.
The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends children have a thorough eye exam at age 3 and again just before entering kindergarten or first grade. If you are looking for a great eye doctor for your family, check out this list of the top-voted eye doctors in West Michigan.
If you’re new to Grand Rapids or find yourself needing a new medical professional check out our comprehensive guide to the Top Dentists, Pediatricians, etc for Kids in Grand Rapids. See the number-one-voted doc for several categories, and lists of excellent runners-up.
Every name in this guide received votes from our readers. Any sponsors you see were first voted in by our readers, and then were invited to offer more information on their practice if they wished.
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Eye Doctors for Kids
You probably tell your kids that eating carrots will help their eye sight, but offering our kids vegetables isn’t the only thing we should do when it comes to our kids’ vision. Children also need to see an eye doctor.
The American Optometric Association (AOA) recommends children have a thorough eye exam at age 3 and again just before entering kindergarten or first grade. If you are looking (pun intended) for a great eye doctor for your family, check out this list of the top-voted eye doctors in West Michigan.
Voted Top Eye Doctor for Kids
Dr. Jeffrey Kenyon at West Michigan Eyecare Associates
1 – Kenyon, Dr. Jeffrey (West Michigan Eyecare Associates)
2 – Sees, Dr. Theodore (Rockford Family Eyecare)
3 – Droste, Dr. Patrick (Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Motility)
4 – Conley, Dr. Julie (Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Ophthalmology)
5 – Geddie, Dr. Brooke (Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Ophthalmology)
6 – Anderson, Dr. Gary (Anderson Eye Care)
7 – Coon, Dr. Kiersten (Family and Pediatric Eyecare)
8 – Burton, Dr. James (Grandville Eye Care)
9 – (TIE) Ecenbarger, Dr. Staci (Ecenbarger Eye Care)
(TIE) Weatherhead, Dr. Lindsay (Grand Rapids Ophthalmology)