Children’s Vision Are Contact Lenses a Good Choice for Kids? Contact lenses offer advantages in the areas of sports and self-esteem. But when is your child old enough for contacts? Children's Vision - FAQ's How often should your child's eyes be examined? What's the difference between a school vision screening and a comprehensive eye exam? and more. Controlling Nearsightedness in Children Certain types of contact lenses and eyeglasses may play a role in slowing the progression of myopia, or nearsightedness. Vision Therapy for Children An individualized program of eye exercises and other methods can treat non-refractive vision problems such as eye alignment and lazy eye. Your Infant's Visual Development Knowing the expected milestones of your baby's vision development during their first year of life can ensure your child is seeing properly and enjoying their world to the fullest.