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Children's Vision

For all parents and guardians the concern for their child’s vision and eyes is extremely important. At Clear Vision Optometrists, we understand the significance of this, therefore provide children’s eye examinations in a secure, confident and comfortable setting for your child.

Children’s eye exams are approached differently to adults by making them more interactive and fun. Each child is assessed on their own merits, and the optometrist makes it an enjoyable experience while ensuring the child’s best interests are considered.

Myopia (short-sightedness) control is now considered by the World Council of Optometry (WCO) to be a standard of care required by all optometrists. Here at Clear Vision optometrist we are passionate about implementing mitigation strategies to reduce the progression of myopia, especially in children. This can include speciality spectacle lenses, contact lenses or eye drops. Our optometrists will discuss what would be appropriate and in the best interests for your child.

We are contracted with ENABLE NZ to provide the Enable Spectacle Subsidy for children under the age of 16. This is an annual subsidy provided by the Ministry of Health for children or parents of children who hold a valid community services card, or if the child holds a high user health card. Please ask in store for more details.

We also have a dedicated children’s space including child specific frames, and toys to keep them occupied in the waiting area.

Please note that all school age children are offered a 10% discount on eye examinations, all spectacle frames and all spectacle lenses. Please ask in store for more details.

If you have any questions or queries or would like to arrange an eye examination (eye test), please do not hesitate to contact us.