Visual Development Lab



USA MapThe Visual Development Lab is part of the University of Arizona Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science. Our research group studies:

  • The typical development of vision in young children
  • How best to treat vision concerns in young children
  • How vision conditions and their treatments affect other aspects of early childhood development.
  • Ways to support and encourage parents who are trying to follow vision treatment plans for their child.




An Institutional Review Board responsible for human subjects research at The University of Arizona reviewed this research project and found it to be acceptable, according to applicable state and federal regulations and University policies designed to protect the rights and welfare of participants in research.