Guide to Kid's Vision

Baby’s Eye Color—A Rainbow-like Palette

Have you ever questioned about what color a newborn baby’s eyes will be? Are all newborn babies’ eye colors the same or different? Do they inherit the eye color from their parents or not? If not, what are the decisive factors that determine what color a newborn baby’s eyes would be? All these questions may [...]

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Children need additional eye care

Many people believe that the eye is human being’s gift presented by God. This powerful organ deserves adequate care throughout one’s life.

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Eye nutrients for the Baby Boomer generation

It is inadvisable to take the sight for granted. In fact, the precious eyes deserve best care should the vision will last normally a lifetime. Nowadays, a large number of Americans do not get regular eye checkups. In contrast, the entire medical community has reached consensus that nearly everyone living in the modern society is at risk for eye problems. In particular, the Baby Boomers in their 50s and 60s are confronting the highest risks for eye conditions. This group of people is encouraged especially to take good care of their eyes, because age-related vision impairment problems may cause permanent visual dysfunction if left undiagnosed or untreated. Challenged by potential age-related eye problems, 78,000,000 Baby Boomers are extremely susceptible to affected life quality and well being. It is understandable that older adults are hard to live independently due to many reasons including impaired vision. Even the risks of accidents and falls will be increased by deficient eyesight.

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Polycarbonate lenses for children

If your children need to wear eyeglasses, polycarbonate lenses would be the best choice. The polycarbonate material was first developed by the aerospace industry and currently you can find polycarbonate in airplane windows, bulletproof windows and riot police shields.

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Various types of contact lenses for teens

For convenience and a wider filed of view, more and more people choose contact lenses instead of eyeglasses. The 2007 Contact Lenses in Pediatrics (CLIP) study showed that 169 teenagers and children age 8 to 12 who have worn contacts for three months felt more confident and performed activities better than before.

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Protective eyewear for kids

Eye injuries happen more often when you don’t wear protective eyewear or safety glasses during sports and some activities. So it is necessary for children who are vulnerable to eye injuries to pay more attention to eye protection.

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Methods of myopia control in children

Myopia (also called nearsightedness) is very common among children. Usually, many children will experience progressive myopia as they grow. Currently, lots of eye doctors and researchers are studying myopia in order to find some strategies for solving this problem.

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The visual development of infants

Visual system is widely known to enable organisms to process visual details. Through this part of the central nervous system, people can get a representation of the surrounding world.

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Trends and styles of children’s sunglasses

Generally speaking, kids may not be interested in sunglasses as much as adults. However, children spend much more time than adults outdoors, so that protecting kids’ eyes from UV radiation is very important. Children under 18 are more vulnerable to UV rays. Because long period exposure to UV radiation is closely linked to cataracts and other eye problems, kids had better to wear good quality sunglasses outdoors, the sooner the better.

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Suitable toys for children at different ages

Children are born with an undeveloped visual system which may need stimulation during their growing years. There is nothing could do better than a toy in stimulating a child’s vision. Generally, newborns can see object only up close and toddlers are farsighted. Kids who have toys may suffer some accidents if they don’t play correctly with their toys. As a caring parent, you should make sure these toys for your child are safe enough and age appropriate.

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