Visual acuity

Have baby regard your face and look for facial response and tracking.


Response to light

Darken room, raise baby to sitting position to open eyes.

Use light and test for optic blink reflex (blinking in response to light).

Use the otoscope (without a speculum) to assess papillary responses.


Extraocular movements

Observe tracking as the baby regards your smiling face move side-to-side. Use light if needed.

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