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Introducing contact lenses to kids

Sharing tips on starting the contact lens conversation with children and their parents

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There are many good reasons that contact lenses should be offered to all patients irrespective of age, because of the positive impact they can have on quality of life. This is especially the case for children. Indeed, a study comparing children and teenagers who had been contact lens wearers for 10 years or more concluded that age should not be the deciding factor in whether or not to offer contact lenses.

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