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I Need Help Keeping My Infant Daughter's Eyeglasses On

We recently found out that my 12 mos. old needed glasses. Her doctor wasn't much help as to wear to find these. I called around everywhere and got the same response, 'We don't carry infant frames.' I finally found infant frames at a pediatric opthomologist but they don't have a strap to hold them on her head they just hook around her ears. They told us that they haven't seen the strap for years and didn't know if they made them anymore. Well the doc wanted her to start wearing them immediately so we ordered them and got her prescription put in. Well as you can imagine she just won't keep her glasses on, she pulls them off every chance she gets.Now I have frames that we spent alot of money on and I can't even get her to wear them. Can somebody help me.

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So What Happened?™

I really appreciate everyone's help. I ended up buying an infant eyeglass strap online but by the time it got here, after me and my husband kept putting her glasses back on her time and time again from her throwing them to the floor, she decided that she wants to wear them. It felt like forever but it turned out that persistence paid off. Thanks to everyone who responded.

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J.,
I did some searching on the internet for you and found a website that does sell the straps you are talking about. It is www.getsafensound.com. They sell something for hearing aids as well but they did say they make the straps for infant glasses. I hope this helps you and good luck!

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What about trying a sport's store. Some of them carry the sports strap for infants who do gymnastics.

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Try this website- I hope it helps!

http://www.getsafensound.com/

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Have you tried seeing if they have sport glasses (goggle type) in her size? It would help at least until you find ones that would work better and she can't break them. Good luck!

I just found a website that has the elastic ones. Pretty reasonable prices too.

http://www.solobambini.com/

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Hi J.
I just googled this and came up with this place that actually sells straps for infant and childrens glasses..
http://www.getsafensound.com/

here are infant glasses that someone at my sons school wears (the sibling) and she just bought a strap that holds it on..
http://www.framesdirect.com/framesfp/Childs_View-pcli/r.html

good luck,
M.

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J.,
I did some searching on the internet for you and found a website that does sell the straps you are talking about. It is www.getsafensound.com. They sell something for hearing aids as well but they did say they make the straps for infant glasses. I hope this helps you and good luck!

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Keep trying to make her wear them, every time that she takes them off, put them back on again, even if you do this all day. Eventually she will get tired of the little game and keep them on. It might take more than a day of trying but it is well worth the effort. Good luck and don't give up.

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My nephew kept his on only if we would put tehm on while he was asleep and he woke up in them.

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Try this website http://www.getsafensound.com/

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we just got my son some sunglasses at target and they had a strap on them. I would purchase some and just take the strap off and use them with the glasses. good luck

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