Looking after your children’s eyes
We are happy to examine children at any age. If you are concerned about your baby’s eyesight, particularly if you notice a squint or a turn in either eye, or if there is a family history of squint, or “lazy eye”, it is important to have it checked immediately.
Advice can be given on:
Eye protectors for sport
If you would like more information about the causes of amblyopia (‘lazy eye’) click here
Contact lenses are a viable alternative to spectacles for many children, if they are well motivated.
They are particularly useful for sports, dance and drama, and can provide a boost to the child’s self