Wearing glasses can be cumbersome for adults and even more so for children. It is entirely possible that children do not like the way they appear with glasses and may even be teased regarding this.
As a parent, you can sit down with your child and discuss your options. If your child is ready and willing to take responsibility, you can switch to contact lenses.
But, before you do that let us answer the most commonly asked questions -
Yes, contacts are extremely safe. They pose no more risk for children than they would for adults. In fact, even some infants are required to wear contacts.
2. At what age can children start wearing contacts?
As you know now, even infants can wear contacts in case of congenital defects. But the recommended age for children is 8. This is because at this age they can be responsible enough to remove and insert their lenses correctly.
Contact lenses can do wonders for your child’s self-confidence but you must have an open discussion and figure out if your child wants lenses or if you do. It is best to ask their opinion than to assume that they want lenses.
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