A 38-year-old member asked:
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is it safe for small children to wear glasses?

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Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
43 years experience Pediatrics
Very safe: Children as young as 6 months get fitted with glasses. It actually helps with vision and prevents potential complication like blindness.
Answered on Nov 16, 2012

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