The main reason a child may need glasses are…

  1. To provide better vision, so that a child may function better in his/her environment
  2. To help straighten the eyes when they are crossed or misaligned (strabismus)
  3. To help strengthen the vision of a weak eye (amblyopia or lazy eye). This may occur when there is a difference in prescription between the two eyes (anisometropia). For example, one eye may be normal, while other eye may have a significant need for glasses caused by near-sightedness, far- sightedness or astigmatism.
  4. To provide protection for one eye if the other eye has poor vision

How does the specialist know the child needs glasses?

Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists are trained to detect the need for glasses through a complete eye examination. Typically, the pupils are dilated in order to relax the focusing muscles, so that an accurate measurement can be obtained. By using a special instrument, called retinoscope and charts designed to elicit the vision in children. Our eye care team can arrive at an accurate prescription. The ophthalmologist can then advise the parents about the need for glasses, or whether the condition needs only to be monitored.

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