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Is it serious for a young child to see spots in her vision?

Spots in a young child's vision are occasionally reported. They can range from seeing dust in a beam of light to more serious ocular conditions. You should ask about any problem with vision for usual activities. In general, these symptoms should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist to exclude any serious eye conditions.

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