Q: I think my 16-month old needs glasses. How can a child be tested for glasses as a toddler?

A: An eye doctor can easily determine if a child would need eyeglasses by performing a special eye exam. Typically, the child’s eyes are instilled with dilation drops, which help relax the focusing muscles within the eye. This allows the ophthalmologist or optometrist to accurately measure your child’s prescription. Since your child probably can’t respond…

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