It is important that child is able to insert and remove contact lenses from the eyes by himself, as well as able to evaluate the feeling with contact lenses in the eyes. A person has to be able to be responsible for his health and should remove contact lenses from the eyes if they cause discomfort.
Child’s age shouldn’t be a reason to wear contact lenses. In some cases even very young children can wear lenses. Especially for children who are wearing contact lenses need to pay close attention to contact lens care, especially for its daily hygiene.
The average age at which children begin to wear contact lenses, is 13 years of age. Contact lenses are considered to be the very best type of vision correction for teenagers and those who play sports or are enthusiasts of an active lifestyle.
Before starting to wear contact lenses, be sure to visit eye doctor or optometrist and have an appropriate examination - eye and vision examination to determine whether the eye has no sign of a disease. Only after that an eye doctor or optometrist may recommend what’s best for your eyes to wear - glasses or contact lenses ... and also what types of lenses are the most appropriate for your child's eyes!