Here at Canon Street Optometrists, we're making it easy to take care of young eyes.
Because 80% of children's learning is visual, it makes sense to look after their eyes from an early age. That's why it's important for children to wear sunglasses to help protect their eyes from New Zealand's powerful UV rays.
The dangers of UV rays
Young eyes have larger pupils, which let more light into the inner parts of the eye, including harmful UV rays. This can lead to long-term eye damage. That is why we recommend children be fitted for sunglasses from their first day of school.
As well as keeping young eyes safe in the sun, be sure to talk to your Canon Street optometrist if you notice your child displaying the following symptoms:
With a wide range of colourful frames to choose from, now's a great time to bring your children in to choose some sunglasses.