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Frequently Asked Questions


Most frequent questions and answers
At our Pediatric Opticians have a combined 40 years experience dispensing Children’s Eyewear. That mean’s you can have confidence that your child’s glasses will fit correctly We fit glasses form 6 months of age on up to 16 to correct Vision issues including Strabismus, Amblyopia, Wandering Eyes and Near and Far Vision correction and more. We use only the best Frames and Lenses for Durability and Safety.

Pd or Pupillary Distance is the distance between your Child’s Pupils and this measurement is used to correctly fit your Child’s Lenses. This usually comes on your Prescription and it’s a good idea to ask your Dr to include this with your prescription.

Blue Light Filter is a Filter designed to protect your Child’s Eyes from harmful Blue Light emitted by phones, tablets, computers, Tv’s etc. Most customers report less eyestrain and headaches when using these devices.

Transitions Lenses are lenses that change from clear to dark sunglasses lenses when you go outside into the sun. They change back to clear when you come back inside.

These are specific sunglass lenses that have the best UV and Glare protection available.

Our K Frames are the Best selling Kids frames in our Retail store as they are specifically designed for Children. Strong, Durable, Flexible with Soft Components for comfort, straps for active kids and are Customer adjustable eliminating the major issue with online ordering. Our Optician’s have selected the best selling, most durable and affordable frames for

Polycarbonate Lenses are the most recommended lenses for kids as they are Shatterproof, Thin and Light and can accommodate all prescription strengths.

We have included sizes and ages with our frames but these are only approximate as larger children in the 2 -5 year range will wear larger frames in the 5 – 8 yr category and vice versa as with Kyra on our Kyra’s Frames page. Kyra is 2 1/2 but wears frames in the 5 – 8 year range (see Kyra’s page for example). One way to tell is to try on frames at your Dr’s office and find sizes that fit well. The size is usually written on the inside of the temple (arm). Or you can use the child’s existing frame size as a starting point.