3rd August 2016
We often say it’d be fascinating to see the world through a child’s eyes. Their eyes are so precious and something this special needs careful looking after as they develop and grow.
Caring for a child’s eyes is as important as looking after the rest of their body, and here are five simple steps you can take to keep them as healthy as possible.
Get kids outdoorsRegularly playing and exercising outdoors is good for healthy eyes – and it’s great fun too!
Eat & drink healthilyGive...
28th July 2016
Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of every child’s development. You wouldn’t wait until a child had a toothache before you took them to a dentist and it’s the same with children’s eyes. It’s vital that they are regularly checked even if parents think there are no problems.
A child’s first eye examination with a qualified optician should be around the age of three or four so that any conditions are picked up and treated early. We recommend that your child comes back...
28th July 2016
Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of every child’s development. That’s why we’ve launched "Taking care of the little things" - our children’s eye health campaign. We are encouraging all parents to book an eye test for their youngsters before a new academic year begins.
“You wouldn’t wait until a child had a toothache before you took them to a dentist,” says Natalie Glass. “It’s the same with children’s eyes. It’s vital that they’re regularly checked...
1st April 2015
CHILDRENS SUN PROTECTION: What Parents Need to Know
Many parents are careful about spreading sun cream on their children's skin on sunny days, which is rightly so, but what often gets overlooked is damage to young eyes. In fact, eye protection for children is even more vital than adults, due to their intra-ocular lenses being so clear and pupils larger than compared to adults, allowing more light into to the eye.
Fact: In children, it is estimated that at least 50% of their lifetime sun...