3 Jan 2023
A squint, or lazy eye, is medically known as strabismus, and is a relatively common visual disorder in children characterised by slight eye misalignment.A squint can easily be treated with help from your optometrist and at home. Here we help explain some the exercises suggested to help children with squints.
3 Jan 2023
It's not uncommon for children as young as 10 years old to ask if they can wear contact lenses, so can they? Unfortunately it's not a simple case of yes or no, but a decision based on many factors.Here we explore some of the main factors to consider before deciding if a child is ready to wear contact lenses.
3 Jan 2023As a child grows and explores the world their five senses are crucially important, none more so than their vision.Most children go through their childhood with no issues with their vision, some many need glasses to correct short-sightedness or long-sightedness whilst others will suffer eye conditions varying from mild to severe.We help you recognise the ell tale signs and symptoms of common eye conditions in children from a stye to cataracts.