Questions tagged [glasses]

Questions about corrective eye-wear such as prescription glasses and contact lenses.

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How do I get my 3 year old son to wear his prescription glasses?

I've heard, read and attempted all the most common and obvious solutions to getting your young child to wear their glasses. All of which resulted in failure. My son is 3 and it's his first pair of ...
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What kind of frame for prescription glasses for a 3 year old?

I have looked at questions on this site and most of them are trying to get their kids to learn to wear glasses. My question is a pre-cursor of sorts. Just today my 3 and a half year old was diagnosed ...
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How to explain to my 4-year-old son that he needs to wear glasses, although he became self-conscious about them?

My son has just turned 4. He was operated on when he was 2 for squint eyes (strabismus) and his eyes are much better but not perfect. He has to wear glasses to prevent further damage. He is now very ...
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Child wearing glasses, does he need them?

I have a 3-year-old son, who has a developmental delay. He isn't yet talking, and he is just beginning to walk. We have taken him to 2 top eye doctors, who have basically said the same thing: That he ...
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How do I make my son wear his glasses?

My son is two years and a half. He has a squint, and he has to wear glasses or the squint might cause serious damage. He refuses to wear his glasses under any circumstances. Unfortunately, even using ...
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Which things should I watch out for when buying sunglasses for a 1-year-old?

I was looking for kids sunglasses to buy for my 1-year-old. The only thing I knew is that they really had to be 100% UV protection. I was also wondering how to make them stay on the kid's face (this ...
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How often do you take a teenager with glasses in for a vision checkup?

I know that a prescription for eyeglasses is good for 1 year. When or how often do you take a teen in for an eye checkup? I don't want to wait until she is complaining about her eyes getting worse ...
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How does a 3-year-old learn to wear glasses?

My 3½ year old son has been diagnosed with a mild eye defect, so he is getting corrective glasses (with non-shattering plastic lenses, obviously). As I've never worn glasses myself, nor my wife at ...