How to help your kid wear their first pair of glasses
People may think wearing glasses needs mo expertise, but in reality it needs self acceptance and be able to carry one's self well. Perhaps ,the peer group always plays a great role as well.
So, a new pair of glasses brings more challenges and adjustment for both parents and kids as you get used to a new look and a new responsibility. For many parents it may be a tuff job to make this a routine for your kid.
Here are few tips to pull you through the initial challenging days.
* Talk to your kid not only about how important the glasses are but also about the facts of why glasses are important and help them understand how it will help them see things clearly and give them a positivity.
*Make sure you choose a child friendly frames ,durable, less likely to be bent or broken, lighter in weight and less expensive.
*Take them to the frame shop and let them coose the better which suits them.
* Make sure the optician checks that the glasses fit right and have a comfortable stylef for your kid.It's important that the glasses stay in place; otherwise it may cause discomfort.
* Children can be tough on their glasses, it is always a good idea to purchase a second or a backup pair of eyeglasses for them.
*Don't nag them and make wearing glasses into a war time. Explain them how being able to see clearly will help them feel better.
*During the initial days ,let them wear frames for some time and try to adjust to the new look.
*Ensure that your child is in a good mood the first time he or she wears the glasses on.
*Encourage your child when they do wear their new frames, and praise them until it becomes the part of their daily routine.
*Make sure that the first thing that they do in the morning is to wear their glasses and the last thing that they do before they are going to bed is to remove their glasses and keep it safe in the respective case.