Choosing Glasses and Sunglasses
For children, the first step on the path of choosing glasses is having an annual eye exam to check for vision problems that need to be corrected with specific lenses – visit ThinkAboutYourEyes.com for more information about the benefits of having an annual eye exam. Based on their vision needs and active lifestyles, careful consideration should then be given to the various lens and frame options available.
When it comes to frames, carefully evaluate what will feel best on your child's face and the types of activities they participate in to ensure maximum safety and comfort, and of course, optimized vision. Lots of frame companies take adult trends and translate them to children's eyewear, giving way to lots of fashionable frame options for little ones – Eyecessorize.com is your go-to source for what's trending in glasses, even for kids.
Depending on the reasoning for your child wearing glasses, there are a variety of lenses with specific purposes to choose from. And always remember, regardless of their age or whether they need a prescription, all children should get in the habit of wearing sunglasses or other UV-protective eyewear every time they go outside.