Wellness - Eye Care | 3-12 yrs

Tips To Choose Children's Eye Glasses

ParentCircle, ParentcircleParentCircle

Gone are the days when all that was available in terms of eyeglasses were unflattering and big frames. These days there are a lot of exciting designs to choose from, but the availability of so many choices can also be overwhelming for some. When it comes to choosing eyeglasses for your child, you might need some help in the form of answers to the following questions: Will a stylish pair of eye frames be comfortable for long-term wear? Will a delicate eye frame last for more than a few months? Is the cost of a beautiful eye frame justified? Most importantly, will your child like a durable and comfortable pair of eyeglasses?

An article in allaboutvision.com offers the following advice: “If the prescription calls for strong lenses that are likely to be thick, it is important to keep the frames as small as possible to reduce the final lens thickness. Also, smaller lenses tend to have fewer higher-order aberrations near the edge of the lens than large lenses of the same material and prescription, so there is less risk of blurred or distorted peripheral vision.”

Apart from being an essential requirement for those with weak eyesight, eyeglasses nowadays are also a fashion accessory. Previously, plastic eye frames were considered the best choice for children, but now lightweight metal frames are also available. Also, to make eyeglasses look cool, you can choose eye frames in exciting colours and models. So, buy a frame that will look good on your child and prevent others from teasing her about it.

You can learn more about how to choose eyeglasses by flipping through this ClipBook. 

loading
Eye Care: Reasons For Wearing Glasses

Children with vision-related problems should wear glasses in consult with the eye doctor. The glass corrects their vision, and helps them to cope with their day-to-day activities. The avoidance of glass will make their problems even worse.

How To Tell If Your Toddler Needs Glasses?

One of the main signs that toddlers or preschoolers exhibit when they’re having trouble with their vision is sitting too close to the television. Since using an eye chart most likely isn't an option, here are a few ways to determine the state of y...

Tips For Buying Kids' Eyewear

To begin with, most children who need eyeglasses are either nearsighted or farsighted. Depending on the degree of visual correction necessary, your eye doctor will prescribe glasses for full- or part-time wear.

5 Must-Read Tips For Choosing Glasses For Your Child

About one in four children have a vision impairment that will require them to wear glasses, either for a shorter treatment or as part and parcel of their ongoing life. Selecting the right pair of glasses for your child can certainly make the whole...

Children's Frames And Glasses

Children's eyeglass frames are fun to shop for. With so many new styles, you and your child are sure to find a pair of kids' eyeglasses you both will love.

Choosing Sunglasses For Children

According to most eye doctors and researchers, the answer is an emphatic "yes." Ultraviolet (UV) radiation and blue light (also called high-energy visible, or HEV, light) from sunlight appear to increase the risk of multiple age-related eye proble...

How Do I Make My Child Wear His Or Her Glasses?

First and foremost, you must have a well-fitting pair of glasses for your child to wear. Remember the goal here is to help a child's vision to develop normally. This requires consistency in wearing his glasses.

of 6