Contact Info

1732 University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024

Phone: (954) 432-7711

Web: EyeCenter.com

Hours of Operation

Mon – Thurs: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thurs: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

children-contactsYoung children do very well in contact lenses. Eight years old is not too young for children to wear contact lenses. The new lenses we have today are extremely safe and do more for the child than just improve vision.

A recent study done at Ohio State University called the Walline Study concluded that children between 8 and 11 wearing contact lenses feel better about their physical appearance and athletic competence. Social acceptance self –perceptions are likely to improve with contact lens wear. Contact lenses will also make a child more confident about their academic performance according to this extensive study.

Parents should consider the social benefits of contact lens wear and the visual benefits of contact lens wear when choosing the most appropriate vision correction modality for children as young as 8 years of age.

Here at the Eye Center, we specialize in fitting young children with contact lens. We will select the healthiest and the most comfortable contact lenses for your child,and make sure he or she knows how to handle the lenses with ease.

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2 Comments

  1. Chris Agro August 8, 2009 at 3:32 pm

    I have twin daughters who have both been wearing contacts for over a year. Although they have tried a couple of different types, thanks to the folks at The Eye Center, the ones that cause the least discomfort have been the dailys. They do wear their glasses from time to time, but they prefer the contacts as many of their friends wear contacts as well.

  2. JENNIFER TORRES August 21, 2009 at 3:13 pm

    I HAVE A ELEVEN YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WHO IS IN SOFTBALL. THE ONE DAY CONTACT LENS ARE GREAT FOR HER, NO CLEANING, NO SOLUTION THESE ARE PERFECT FOR KIDS IN SPORTS !!!

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