I’ve put together a printable guide (as a pdf) with some of the information and advice that’s been published in some of our posts here about fit, warranties, and lens options. In […]
Children who need glasses, need glasses that fit. Unfortunately, we see more than a few young children in the facebook group with glasses that are completely inappropriately sized for them. […]
The 5th annual Great Glasses Play Day is almost here. It’s a day to celebrate kids in glasses, eye patches, and contacts; a time to raise awareness of the importance […]
Check out these two great ways to celebrate our children and children’s vision this spring: #IPatch : An online patching party during the whole month of March! This month, join the […]
Happy 2016!!! Here’s a few wishes I have for all of you in the coming year… May your child’s eye doctor work well with your child and explain everything to […]
Distraction can be key to successful introduction to glasses as well as patching. A huge thanks to Shannon for putting together a fantastic list of activities that are a fun […]
One of the most common things I hear from parents whose child has just gotten glasses is that they’re surprised by the intensity of their emotions, and often they feel bad for feeling bad. I know I was filled with worry and was a bit upset, but more than anything felt guilty for feeling upset. So here’s what I want everyone to know: your feelings are your feelings – they aren’t good or bad or weird, they simply are.
I love videos like this that show a baby or young child getting glasses and then reacting to being able to see. That video has been the subject of a whole lot of articles and news stories now, but I wanted to add some of my own thoughts.
I apologize for not posting much recently. There’s been news recently in understanding some of the underlying causes of the increase in myopia, and in the treatment of amblyopia that I […]
A very big thank you to Chad and Taylor for sharing their daughter, Talynn’s, story of her journey through her first year of life, and her diagnosis of Bohring-Opitz Syndrome. You can […]
Need a pick me up? Videos of babies and young kids getting glasses — and seeing — for the first time always make my day. So here’s four great videos of […]
In the Little Four Eyes facebook group, the question of whether glasses fit a child well comes up often, and Melony has become known as one of our experts, based […]
Ever since my book project was funded on Kickstarter (almost exactly a year ago now), I try to keep an eye out (pun intended) for other crowdfunded projects that would […]
Just a bit of sweetness to brighten your day. All of these were posted today in our facebook group, and are posted here with permission.
Current understanding of what infants see. An article written by Lea Hyvarinen and others that reviews the current literature to give a great overview of how infants see and how […]