Can primary and middle school students wear contact lenses?
Due to the increasing study pressure, the myopic population in China gradually presents the trend of younger age.Among these nearsighted patients, there is no lack of school students who want to wear contact lenses in pursuit of fashion.So, are they suitable for contact lenses?
Generally speaking, primary and secondary school students are in the flourishing period of growth and development, the eye visual axis has not been finalized, if too early or for a long time wearing contact lenses may cause corneal hypoxia, physiological and metabolic disorders and other side effects, but also may suppress the growth of the cornea and eyeball.In primary and middle school students, there are many also belong to pseudomyopia, after physical or drug treatment, can restore normal vision, so not suitable for wearing contact lenses.
At the same time, primary and middle school students have a large academic burden and a long time to use their eyes, so they may not have enough time and energy to understand and carry out the routine nursing work of contact lenses.Improper wearing of contact lenses is easy to cause a variety of eye fatigue and discomfort, serious will also bring irreversible damage to the eyes.
However, for those under the age of 18, there is an option to wear an RGP lens or a corneal plastic lens.Corneal plastic mirror is usually worn when sleeping at night, after getting up in the morning, pick the mirror, through the change of corneal curvature can ensure clear vision throughout the day;However, RGP lens contains polymers such as silicon and fluorine, and has high oxygen permeability. It adopts the principle of siphon, and will not directly form and wear the cornea, thus playing an important role in the control and correction of myopia in teenagers.
Due to the development of the eyes, primary and secondary school students myopia degree is not stable, once the protection can not be, degree growth will be relatively fast, so not only to scientific glasses, regular optometry, but also pay more attention to eye health at ordinary times.