Most vision errors are very easily corrected with contact lenses or glasses. There are some distinct benefits of contact lenses over glasses. If you are a teenager, you may want to consider these advantages in your decision to correct your vision. If you are interested in learning more about contact lens options please visit our optical shop to discuss options for your contact lens fitting.
If you are a teenager you will be experiencing your own unique visual issues. The teen years often bring about the first signs of inability to see at distances causing problems in the classroom. If you are active glasses might not be appealing. In many cases teens might feel that they look better without glasses. Some get excited about the idea of glasses. Whatever the case may be there are some choices for you.
Teen Vision Options:
- Contact Lenses
- Colored Contact Lenses
- Polycarbonate Lenses
- Prescription Sunglasses
Dry Eye Syndrome:
The doctor at Kennedy Vision Health Center are trained in the area of Dry Eye Syndrome as it affects over 60% of our population on a continued basis or as an episode based condition associated with environment or working conditions. Teenagers are also at risk for this eye condition. It is a growing epidemic and is linked to several over the counter medicines.
Computer Vision Syndrome:
Recent studies indicate that computer vision syndrome affects as many as 75% of computer users. Because teens are often using computers and video games more and more these days it is important to consider this impact on vision. Computer vision syndrome presents when a person spends a good deal of time working or in front of a computer. This vision condition is not extremely dangerous, and there is no reason to panic if you experience some of the symptoms described, but know that you can reduce these symptoms with computer vision syndrome by just changing the way you work at your computer.