boy-holding-contact-lensesContact lenses can be a great option for the vision needs of all age groups! We generally begin recommending contact lenses for children around 10 years old, but we will certainly fit motivated patients under this age. If you are a parent considering contact lenses for your child, consider the following as a good rule of thumb on whether or not he/she is ready: A child who brushes his/her teeth each day without a reminder is likely to be responsible enough for the proper wear and care of contact lenses.