Doctors Say Children As Young As Six Can Wear Contact Lenses


Children as young as six years old are wearing contact lenses. 

Doctors say contact lenses can offer several benefits over other forms of vision correction for kids, but a common question many parents have is: “When is my child old enough to wear contact lenses?”

Dr. Albert Pang, an optometrist at Trinity Eye Care in Plano, says physically, your child’s eyes can tolerate contact lenses at a very young age. 

“Kids are really resilient. If they are determined to do something, they can do it much faster than adults,” he said.

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