It's back-to-school season. You're probably hung up on the calendars, weighing your priorities for the new school year. As you tick off the boxes in your kid's supplies list, don't forget to add eyeglasses to the list. It's highly likely that their current pair has undergone some home repairs after an adventurous summer.
According to the American Optometric Association, 80 percent of what a child learns is through their eyes. That's why it's important to help them see clearly in class, and the best place to start is a new pair of glasses. Even if the school has already started, it's never too late to squeeze them in for an eye appointment.
During adolescence, your child's eyesight changes rapidly. Regular eye exams can unmask hidden vision problems and catch eye diseases early before it's too late to treat. If left uncorrected, vision problems can cause myriad problems, including:
This is why you should take your kid for eye checkups at least once a year. While some schools offer visual screenings, it's still important to book them in for a comprehensive eye exam just to make sure that you've uncovered all vision problems and eye diseases.
Once you've had your child's vision checked by a professional, it's time to get their new prescription glasses. However, buying kids' glasses isn't always black and white. You'll want to make sure that you're picking lenses and frames that will survive through all the sports, classes, and other activities in the new school year.
Below are some of the things you should consider when choosing eyeglasses for your little one:
We are here to help your kid feel great about their vision this coming school year. Our opticians at Eye Luv Lucky are eyewear experts ready to help you make the best decision in choosing your kid's glasses. Book an appointment or visit our office in San Jose, California. Call us today (408) 294-9900.