Specialist contact lenses in children

21 November 2011
Volume 12, Issue 4

Contact lens practitioners need to be able to fit the appropriate lens type for each condition.

Introduction

Kids and contact lenses! Many practitioners who are proficient at fitting contact lenses balk at the idea of fitting them to children but in fact children can prove to be much better patients than their older counterparts. This applies not only to specialist lenses but also to lenses fitted for refractive purposes to children in private practice. 

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