I was recently contacted by a researcher from the University of Southhampton who is researching barriers and facilitators of patching or occlusion therapy. She is doing a survey of anyone […]
“I’m Getting New Glasses!” is a new picture book with rhyming text and colorful illustrations about picking out the perfect pair of glasses. It is written and illustrated by Beth Ann Ramos.
Finding glasses that fit your child can be difficult – parents often are given little to know guidance on how to find glasses that fit a young child’s face (check […]
It’s time for the favorite game of all parents of young kids in glasses. That’s right! Find the hidden glasses in the toy bin! This picture was shared by Amanda […]
Alex Chalmer’s 4-year old daughter, Emily, had a great idea for a way to keep her glasses safe at night. Alex found a wood mailbox, painted it to match Emily’s […]
When you’re so tired that you fall asleep with your glasses on Many thanks to A Child’s Eyes for sharing this photo of Truffles the Kitty. Truffles works at A […]
A gorgeous photo shoot celebrating the end of 2646 hours of patching!
Picture of the day: This guy just turned two and has only had glasses for about five months. As you can see we have lizards in our yard….. While he was playing in the pool today he saw a lizard on the wall across the yard and asked for his ‘gosses’ to see the ‘izard’!!!
A sweet book about a boy getting glasses and worrying that now no one knows him.
I always hear complaints of teenagers being selfish and rude but I’m not seeing it (this being one example this year). I did ask her if she got made fun of in school, she said that no one makes fun of her except her close group of friends but “they have permission to tease me.” This is the generation that is holds our future, teens who advocate for their friends in need despite the whiplash are superheroes in my book.
Looking for a fun book for kids who patch for amblyopia? “Amazing Amber and her Lazy Laser Eye” is a new children’s book featuring a superhero named Amber who just happens to need to wear a patch to defeat the villain.
@patchingwithgus pulls together a great collection of free printable valentines for kids with glasses or patches
Dinosaurs patch, too! Photo shared with permission by Jessica Puckett Stephens. [image description: a toy velociraptor wearing a teal eye patch.]
Elizabeth Rapihana shared this photo on our facebook group. She found the Marvel Infinity War version of the Thor action figure, who happens to be sporting an eye patch. Now, […]
It’s time to play every parent of a child in glasses’ favorite game! This cute little stinker has decided to play a game of hide and seek with his glasses. […]