Vision by Age
Our vision has an effect on our lives from the day we are born all the way to the end of our life. How you care for your eyes at different stages of life changes. Here you will find articles that address different vision care needs for people in all stages of life.
Ask an astronaut: Why polycarbonate lenses are the safest bet for kids
Eyeglass-related injuries can send tens of thousands of people to the emergency room a year, many of them children.1 Fortunately, some of the best precautions are being molded every day. Polycarbonate lenses, which are smash resistant, are among the best …Read more
Contacts: They’re for Kids, Too
Find out more about what they’ve been asking for.
The most common eye problems in children are refractive errors—defects in the way the eye focuses light on the retina—which includes myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. These problems can almost always be corrected with eyeglasses or contact lenses. Yet …Read more