Children & Under 16’s

With a dedicated focus on children's eyecare, Roots Opticians is committed to ensuring that every child receives the attention and care they deserve. Our team of experienced optometrists specialises in paediatric optometry, with the expertise to conduct thorough eye examinations and provide accurate diagnoses for children of all ages.
The Importance of Paediatric Eye Examinations

Ensuring the health and well-being of your child involves more than just physical check-ups – it also includes regular eye examinations. Paediatric eye exams are crucial for detecting and addressing any vision problems early on, which can significantly impact a child's development, academic performance, and overall quality of life

The Importance of Paediatric Eye Examinations

Ensuring the health and well-being of your child involves more than just physical check-ups – it also includes regular eye examinations. Paediatric eye exams are crucial for detecting and addressing any vision problems early on, which can significantly impact a child's development, academic performance, and overall quality of life

Early Detection of Vision Issues

Many vision problems in children can go unnoticed without regular eye exams. Conditions such as shortsightedness, longsightedness, astigmatism, and lazy eye may not present obvious symptoms initially but can affect a child's ability to learn, play, and interact with their environment. By identifying these issues early, appropriate interventions can be implemented to prevent further vision complications.

Optimising Academic Performance

Clear vision is essential for learning and academic success. Undiagnosed vision problems can hinder a child's ability to read, write, and participate in classroom activities effectively. Regular eye examinations can detect vision issues that may be contributing to difficulties in school, allowing for timely interventions such as corrective lenses or vision therapy to optimise academic performance.

Preventing Developmental Delays

Vision plays a crucial role in a child's overall development. Undiagnosed vision problems can lead to developmental delays, particularly in areas such as hand-eye coordination, spatial awareness, and fine motor skills. By addressing vision issues early through regular eye exams, parents can help their children reach important developmental milestones and thrive in various aspects of life.

Protecting Long-Term Eye Health

Regular eye examinations in childhood not only address immediate vision concerns but also help safeguard long-term eye health. Comprehensive eye exams can detect signs of eye conditions or diseases that may not present symptoms in their early stages, such as glaucoma, cataracts, or retinal problems. Early detection and management of these conditions are crucial for preserving vision and preventing vision loss later in life.

Promoting Overall Well-Being

Healthy eyesight is integral to a child's overall well-being and quality of life. Good vision enables children to explore the world around them, engage in physical activities, and develop social connections with peers. By prioritising regular eye examinations, parents can support their child's optimal visual health and contribute to their overall happiness and success.

Huge Selection of Frames

Finding the perfect pair of glasses for your child is easy at Roots Opticians. We offer a vast selection of children's frames in various styles, colours, and sizes to suit every personality and preference. From durable and lightweight materials to fun and trendy designs, our frames are designed to withstand the rigours of active young lifestyles while keeping your child looking stylish and confident.

Replacement Services

At Roots Opticians, we understand that accidents happen. That's why we offer comprehensive replacement services for broken, damaged, or lost glasses. Our team is here to assist you in quickly and efficiently replacing your child's glasses, ensuring minimal disruption to their daily activities and optimal vision correction at all times.

Schedule Your Child's Eye Exam Today

At Roots Opticians, we understand the importance of paediatric eye care and are committed to providing comprehensive eye examinations tailored to your child's needs. Schedule an appointment with our experienced optometrists today and take the first step towards ensuring your child's lifelong vision health and success.

Ensure your child's vision health with expert eyecare services from Roots Opticians. Schedule an appointment with us today and let our friendly and knowledgeable team take care of your child's visual needs. From comprehensive eye examinations to a wide selection of frames and replacement services, we're here to support your child's vision journey every step of the way.