We know it’s not always easy being a kid. If your child is having trouble in school or at home reading or focusing on certain objects (like the TV), it could be a warning sign that they need glasses.
Your child may not let you know they are experiencing the typical signs of needing glasses to see better, especially if they’re just starting to manifest, so here are the top ten signs to look for. If you see them, it’s time you take your child to a pediatric eye doctor to confirm the recommended next steps.
10 Signs Your Child May Need Prescription Glasses
- Squinting or covering one eye to see an object
- Holding a book or tablet close the face
- Losing their place while reading
- Headache or nausea
- Excessive clumsiness or sudden lack of coordination
- Tilting their head to one side to read at a distance or watch TV
- Lack of focus or consistent daydreaming
- Using a finger as a place maker when reading
- Sudden decline in their grades
- Constantly rubbing their eyes
Remember, while your child may not see these signs as a change that needs attention, it’s the parents’ responsibility to make sure we recognize the warnings and take the appropriate action.
Avoid the Stigma and Prevent Broken Eyewear
Instinctively, we know kids initially don’t like wearing glasses. A stigma comes with it and sometimes they will go out of their way to avoid wearing them. Additionally, kids are great at accidentally breaking glasses, and active children even more so. Active or very energetic kids often break the typical metal or plastic frames, and sometimes more than once.
New, Stylish Liberty Sport Z8 Collection Provides Ultimate Durability
Once your child has visited an eye doctor and received an eyewear prescription, it’s time to start looking for some stylish, trendy and highly durable glasses. The Z8 Collection from Liberty Sport fits all your needs!
These highly-flexible frames come in cool colors and trendy styles while being ‘Virtually Indestructible.’ They can be dropped, twisted, stepped on and bent without breaking, and take almost all child prescription lenses. Whatever your active kid puts them through they can withstand and look great in the process.
At Liberty Sport, we care about your child’s eyes and are committed to providing quality products that use our years of eyewear technology innovations. Browse our site to learn more about how our Z8 Collection stands up to everyday wear and tear while still being trendy and stylish!
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