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Home > FAQs and Tips > Choosing Contact Lenses for Children and Teens

Living with Contacts

Are children old enough to wear contacts?

Discuss these three topics when making your decision

Physically Tolerable

  • Contacts can be physically tolerated at a young age

Maturity Level

  • This is a decision only you can make. Consider their ability to follow
    directions and maintain good hygiene

Caring for Contacts


If you feel your children are ready, visit your eye doctor for a more in-depth discussion.

TSA permits contact lens solutions to be carried on board a flight.

Check with the TSA for current rules for bringing contact lens solutions in your carry-on luggage.
View and print the TSA guidelines

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