As a parent, one of the first things you learn is that your kids run the show which can make things like taking them into Eye and Lasik Center to get an eye exam seem like a real chore. However, we have created a brief guide for you to use to get your little one excited about their first eye examination. From talking about superhero powers to giving them an incentive, this article will give you a few suggestions to make your life easier. Read on to learn more.
What doesn’t kid love superheroes? To make your kid feel less intimidated by their first eye examination and more excited, tell them that the glasses that they are going to wear and the eye examination itself can give them superpowers. To help them feel even more courageous about getting their eyes looked at, try bringing them into our office wearing a superhero cape. Let them know that if they need glasses, they can pretend like their new glasses are their superhero mask.
One of the best ways that you can get your little one excited about their first eye exam is to read them books about it. By helping them understand what the experience is going to be like, you can alleviate any fears or concerns that they may have.
If you have tried the two tips listed above and you still can’t get your little one excited about their eye examination, try offering them a fun incentive. For instance, you can tell your child that if they get through their eye exam without feeling too scared, then you can go out for an ice cream or treat afterward. By having something to look forward to, it can help your child feel a lot calmer.
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It can be hard to get your kids to do the things that are good for them. If you have noticed that your little one is having a hard time seeing, they need to get an eye exam from Eye and Lasik Center. By using the three tips listed above, you can hopefully create a calmer experience for them. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, contact Eye, and Lasik Center today!