Choose prescription glasses for kids
It can create huge confusion for you as a parent when you walk in the optical store to buy eyeglasses for your child. Variety of eyeglasses are available in the market but the problem is how to choose the prescription glasses for kids that is the best fit for them.
Here are some useful shopping tips that will help you to choose the glasses that your child is going to love and will also give the perfect look to him/her.
The Thickness of the Lens
Before choosing prescription eyeglasses for your kid, consult the eye doctor. If the prescription is strong then lenses will be thick. Don’t choose large frames as it increases the thickness of lenses.
Smaller lenses have lesser higher-order aberrations near the edge of the lens as compared to the large lenses of the same prescription. So there is less risk of blurred or distorted peripheral vision.
Elegant and Modern Style
Most of the kids are self-conscious when they are wearing eyeglasses for the first time. Whether you are choosing the glasses frames for men or children, always go for the attractive frames. It enhances look and feel and make a child or any individual look great.
Photochromic lenses help kids to have a better vision in sunlight outdoors, so while choosing the stylish frames, choose the right lenses for it as per your child daily-life routine.
Choose Eyeglasses Material Smartly
Frames of children are either made of plastic or metal. In the past, plastic frames were preferred because of their durability, cheap prices, and less probability to be broken or bend. Now mostly metal frames are available in the market. The composition of the metal varies, so ask your optician which metal material is suitable for your child.
Hypoallergenic material is perfect for your child if he is allergic to the frames that are made of nickel.