The team at Specsavers in Leigh-On-Sea explains why it is seriously important for children to go for sight tests.

Learning through the eyes

You may not realise that children actually learn a lot through their eyes. Having good vision is vital, especially in the early years, so Leigh-On-Sea’s experts advise that children have their first eye test at around the age of three.

Our experienced optometrists have a fun way to test little one’s sight so that they don’t have to be able to read.

Early detection

It’s important to detect any eye issues as early as possible. If vision problems are left uncorrected it can sometimes lead to learning difficulties, so the earlier an issue is detected the better the chance of correcting them.

Specsavers offers a wide range of children’s frames, including designs from Disney and Moshi Monsters. All under-16s get a free NHS eye test. All glasses in Specsavers’ kids’ £64 and teens’ £85 ranges are free with under-16s NHS funding. Specs wearers can also choose a second pair from the £64 or £85 range, free.

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