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infant-eye-development
Multiple patient faces and eyes of all ages, genders, and ethnicities
Multiple patient faces and eyes of all ages, genders, and ethnicities

Infant Eye Development

Babies' eyes change quickly as they grow. Learn about the important vision changes that happen during the first year of life.

BIRTH:
  • Eyes are very sensitive to bright light
  • Peripheral (side) vision is clear, but central vision is still developing
  • May start to see patterns and focus on objects directly in front of them
1 MONTH:
  • May start to focus on you, but still prefers to focus on more brightly colored objects
2 MONTHS:
  • May follow a moving object with their eyes