Do you want to wear contact lenses for the first time or retry contacts? Is your child squinting to read the computer screen? You may have questions that our patients ask about their eyesight and eye health. Here are some of your frequently asked questions:
You should make an appointment for an eye exam if you notice changes in your child’s vision. You may notice your child:
For safety, polycarbonate lenses are good for kid’s glasses because polycarbonate resists impact very well. These lenses also have built-in ultraviolet ray (UV) protection and come from the manufacturer with a scratch resistant coating. Your child’s frames should fit properly at the bridge so the glasses don’t slide down your child’s nose.
Yes. Most people can now wear contact lenses because of advances in technology with both soft and rigid gas-permeable lenses. You can even have bifocal contacts if you need them! Ask Dr. MacMillan what contact lenses are right for you or if any medical conditions will prevent you from wearing them.
The inexpensive glasses you buy off the rack don’t cost much for a reason; they are standard lenses in a cheaper frame. They may give you headaches, literally, if they are not just right for you. See Dr. MacMillan for the correct prescription for both of your eyes, and let us fit your frames personally for maximum comfort.