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Why Contact Lenses Are a Good Option for Teens


Requiring eyeglasses is often met with resistance from a teen. The mere thought of wearing glasses can make a teenager go to pieces. In comparison with glasses, kids and teens who use contact lenses report a significant improvement in their looks, reports a recently released study. The research report demonstrates that beginning from the age of eight, pre-teens should be offered the option of lenses. Researchers published the study in the November issue of Eye & Contact Lens, published by the Contact Lens Association.


So what makes contact lenses so crucial for teenagers? Teens are self-conscious, and they often feel better about themselves if they're not sporting a pair of eyeglasses. Contact lenses can help teens have a sense of greater self-esteem and more ease around others by providing them a less obvious option for their vision needs.


Additionally, contact lenses can be better for young adults who are involved in sports. For teens, contact lenses may be more protective than eyeglasses in many circumstances. Unlike glasses, lenses are not easily during football, and other rough sports. Contacts are also more convenient when participating in sports that necessitate safety masks. In allowing for a full range of vision, they can also enhance teenager's peripheral vision during sport games.


Generally before your child tries contacts you will want to ask your eye care practitioner to find out about any possible issues your child might encounter. Our optometry practice located in Frederick, MD, can assist you in determining the right plan for your young adult's contact lenses.


If your pre-teen or adolescent needs vision correction, why not try lenses? Through just a simple contact lens, you can really change your teen's life. With the wide assortment of lenses available, you and your optometrist can work with your child to determine what modality is most suitable for their character and style of life.

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