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When Should Your Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

When I ask most parents about their children's eyes, almost all of them tell me they had an eye exam at their pediatrician's office.  I'm here to tell you that that is far from a comprehensive eye exam. Pediatrician's offices are good at screening for large distance vision problems, but there is more to vision [...]

By |November 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Contact Lenses – How Young Should You Start?

According to a study by the American Optometric Association, eye doctors' attitudes have shifted regarding fitting children in contact lenses.  More than half of optometrists now feel it is appropriate to introduce a child to soft contact lenses between the ages of 10-12, with daily disposable contact lenses being the most frequently prescribed contacts for [...]

By |October 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments