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How do you get an active boy to wear glasses?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Not easy

Children tend to protect their glasses depending upon their visual needs.
If they are very myopic, they will protect them and even want to sleep in them. If they are engaging in an activity that is not visually demanding, they might prefer to not use the glasses. There is no harm in not wearing glasses even if they would help the vision. Your child can actually help you with this.

In brief: Not easy

Children tend to protect their glasses depending upon their visual needs.
If they are very myopic, they will protect them and even want to sleep in them. If they are engaging in an activity that is not visually demanding, they might prefer to not use the glasses. There is no harm in not wearing glasses even if they would help the vision. Your child can actually help you with this.
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