With the New Year upon us, it’s time to make and pursue our New Year’s Resolutions. When many of us think of a New Year’s resolution, we often include health-based goals. As we seek to become a healthier, better version of ourselves, let’s make sure we don’t overlook our gift of sight. Periodic eye and vision examinations are an important part of preventative healthcare. Many eye and vision problems have no obvious signs or symptoms, so you might not know a problem exists unless you receive regular eye examinations.
I fit a lot of children with contact lenses, probably earlier than many of my colleagues. In fact, most parents are surprised when I tell them I have successfully fit children as young as six years old and trained them to insert and remove the contact lenses themselves.