Just like adults, babies, infants and toddlers need to wear
eye protection when doing activities during sunny days outside.
Baby sunglasses offer protection from the harsh
UVA & UVB rays of the sun, which can cause long term damage to you baby’s eyes.
No baby is too young to wear eye protection, and there are
sizes for even the youngest babies.
And by having your child wear baby sunglasses from a young
age, you are teaching them healthy habits for life.
If your toddler has never worn sunglasses, don’t
worry....it’s never to late to get them started. You may be wondering what kinds of infant
sunglasses are best for your child.
We will take a look at just a few of the options you may
consider when buying toddler sunglasses for your child.
There are many styles and features to consider when purchasing baby
sunglasses. First, you must make sure that the baby sunglasses protect 100% of the UVA & UVB rays, to fully
shield your child's sensitive eyes. Wrap around lenses are great because they will cover the eye more completely,
and allow your baby to see more in their peripheral vision.
Many infant sunglasses come with adjustable Velcro closures for a secure
fit. Velcro is also breathable, and will expand to fit as the child grows. Others come with a flexible wrap-around
band to keep them in place. Most of the toddler sunglasses will have a flexible frame, so that they are more
comfortable, and be easier for your child to wear.
Baby sunglasses sometimes have a hinge-less design to adjust to any size,
and to provide safety for your child. Certain kinds of infant sunglasses are made of polycarbonate, which is
shatter resistant. You can also replace the regular lenses with prescription lenses if you need to.
Making sure you get the right size is very important to ensure a good fit
and comfort for your toddler sunglasses. Sizes range from 0-2 months, up to 24months. You may also consider getting
an adjustable size for years of use. And of course there are a great number of ways to coordinate sunglasses with
your baby’s outfit. With different colors, patterns, and themes, your baby can be protected from the sun, and be
very fashionable at the same time!
When purchasing sunglasses for your infant or toddler, there are a few
things to think about. First take your child with you when you shop for glasses. Take your time. You will be able
to try on several different types and styles of baby sunglasses to see which ones work best for you and your
Make sure to get sunglasses that are made of a flexible material, such as with the Baby Banz sunglasses, Julbo sunglasses, or the Baby
Blanket Suncare or One Step
Ahead sunglass brands. If the infant sunglasses feel comfortable to your child, they will
be much more likely to wear them.
You will also want to look for a durable material, so that they will last
for a long time through rough wear and tear. When buying baby sunglasses, think about protection, safety, comfort,
durability, usability, and style. Your baby’s eyes are priceless...protect them!
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