Shades are cool. Prescription eyeglasses? Not so much. Credit: Getty ImagesYes, folks, children with glasses do still get teased and called "Four Eyes." But now, it seems, specs may not have to be the only option to help kids see better at an ...Specs appeal? Not really. More than half of optometrists say it's appropriate for children to start wearing soft contact lenses between the ages of 10 and 12.
Most parents know that, in order to protect their kids' eyes, kids should wear sunglasses when they're out in the sun. Yes, even eyeballs can get sunburned. In fact, ultraviolet (UV) light can do much worse than just cause a corneal sunburn -- long t...
A new public health program aimed at early diagnosis of eye problems found that 1 in 20 infants show a need for some type of later vision correction. Nearly 50,000 infants have been tested so far, and the American Optometric Association (AOA) analyze...
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