Proven children's prescription frames

2019-08-15
Proven children's prescription frames

Prescription glasses for children

One of the causes of short-sightedness in children is staring at a computer, tablet or smartphone. They also suffer from defects such as hyperopia and astigmatism. A child's eyes have a high ability to accomodate despite the sight impairment and therefore can adjust the visual system to the object being watched. That's why parents think their child has healthy eyes. When was your child on the vision test? How to treat a child's visual impairment?

Children's glasses - is that healthy?

A child's vision defect is difficult to detect without a specialist's examination. The child's eyes use their accommodative capacity to see the surroundings sharply. Such adjustment, when the eyes are affected by even a small defect, may end up:

  • a headache,

  • malaise,

  • listlessness,

  • reluctance to learn and poor school performance,

  • lack of interest in sport, because the defect decreases the ability of e. g. basketball, goal or rebound.

Properly selected children's glasses not only improve the comfort of life, but can also slow down the development of the defect or even in some cases stop it. Every child should have his or her eyesight checked at least once a year to be able to check whether the sight problem is progressing and if so, at what rate. This information will help the ophthalmologist to determine not only the correction needed for the child, but also to show the exercises to help in the fight for healthy eyes.

Children's prescription glasses - what to choose?

The most important thing when choosing prescription glasses for children is to match them to the shape of the nose, the distance between the eyes and the size of the head. Frames must support the glasses at eye level because the lenses are fitted in the frames to match the position of the pupils. A child must always look through glass in the same way. Accurate fitting of the glasses to the child's nose prevents limitation of the field of vision, because they do not slip during movement, which is not lacking in children's lives.

The width of the frames must be chosen in such a way that the glasses do not compress, but remain stable. They must not be heavy, because in the areas of contact with the skin they will not be comfortable, e. g. temples of heavy glasses, pressure behind the ears, which can cause discomfort and even the formation of small bruises and haematomas. When your child has comfortable glasses, he or she will quickly get used to them and will not needlessly pull them off.

Fashionable glasses for children - what should they look like?

When choosing a frame for a child, the most important thing is to buy one that he or she likes. Eye problems and the need to wear glasses are not welcome in the active world of children. You can make it more pleasant for them by choosing fashionable glasses for children, which, apart from their comfort, appeal to small patients. Thanks to modern materials with an infinite range of colours, every child will find his or her favourite color.

There are also available on the market prescription sports glasses for children, which are profiled in such a way as to fit well on the face during increased activity of the child. This makes it possible to choose glasses even for children who play sports or simply like to be in constant motion. Such sports glasses for children are ultra-lightweight and, as in the case of classic frames, should be supported by a professional.

If the parents impose their will in such a choice, it may turn out that the child will not want to wear glasses and will take them off at every possible opportunity. So let us not look at what we like about parents, but let us, above all, give children enough voice.

 

 

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