It is the parents’ attitude, which often governs the child’s like or dislike of wearing glasses. The parents should use large dollops of love and patience to convince the child to wear the prescribed glasses. Let the child get used to them gradually – to wear for 10 minutes on the first day, half an hour on the second day and so on, instead of insisting that the child wears it during all waking hours from day one.
Excimer laser surgery to correct spectacle number is not recommended till the child is at least 18 years of age and the number has stabilized i.e. it has not increased in the past one year.