I hated it! Those thick glasses in my school days. But what to do? At a very young age, I got spectacles and I had to bear with it for the longest time. How I wish I had Nanyang Optical’s Eyelet Junior when I got Myopia and How thankful I am to Eyelet Junior because my kids can wear specs that actually help them to keep Myopia in control while making them look stylish.

Myopia is a REAL issue and In Singapore around 65% of the Primary school kids have shown prevalence of Myopia.

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Well, Nanyang Optical has always been my favorite and I used to buy my contact lens from them. When I got to know that they have these special kind of glasses and frames for kids, I immediately decided to be a part of “Project Eyelet Junior”. Read on to know more about this incredible innovation.

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Both my kids unfortunately have myopia just like their mom. Boy has astigmatism too. I wanted to get their eyes checked thoroughly and to find out if technology can help. We visited Nanyang Optical and met their optometrist Hui Min – friendly, Swift and competent. It’s not easy to check kids eyes especially when they are naughty and can’t sit still. But Hui Min effortlessly and efficiently handled the eye check-up of both my kids.

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Girl first just because she’s more senior when it comes to wearing glasses. What a logic these kids can have.

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Girl is a Pro already with the eye tests so hers was done very fast.

Now, boy’s turn! He was very enthusiastic when Hui Min started the eye-checkup. He co-operated well and done!

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Have you heard about all these tests? For me, all of these names were new terms. I must say that Nanyang Optical has quite an comprehensive array of eye tests. They ensure that eyes are tested on all parameters. As a mom, am definitely impressed.

  • Visual Acuity
  • Cover Test (Tropia)
  • EOM Mobility Test
  • Stereopsis
  • Color vision Test

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Hui Min also educated the kids and me on what is Myopia and how to take care of the eyes.

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Okay, eye tests were done, results were out and now started the most crucial part of selecting frames and lenses.

My husband and me are quite particular when it comes to the choice of spectacles. We like frames that are lightweight, flexible, stretchable, durable, stylish, ergonomic, well-fitting. Too many expectations? Yes and no. When it comes to protect kids’ eyes, parents have to be choosy! I’m so happy to say that Eyelet Junior by Nanyang Optical ticked off all my requirements and went beyond!

By the way, the girl and the boy selected EXACTLY SAME DESIGN and COLOR of the Eyelet Junior Frame and then they decided to prove that they are not copy-cats. Thankfully, Eyelet Junior can be customized and there are such fun designs available.

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The Eyelet Junior frame

What’s special about Eyelet Junior frame?

♥ It’s”1-piece”! No soldering joints, no screws, no hinges in between. That’s why it is able to hold well on the face. It is the world’s first stitch-locked eye-wear, with inspiration from everyday stitching. Great and yes, it’s safe too.

♥ For the younger children, Eyelet Junior frames have a low-level bridge, in order to let the frame come over the eyebrow so they can look up to adults while talking. So thoughtful.

♥ Eyelet Junior frames are sturdy. I never liked flimsy frames albeit the style.

♥ They are stretchableeeeee. Kids being kids are likely to treat the frames as toys and thankfully I don’t see any danger even if they stretch or carelessly wear Eyelet Junior. It comes back to the original shape.

♥ Eyelet Junior frames are customizable. Funky designs that look fun.

MyoVision Lenses

We were fully satisfied with our Eyelet Junior frames that look great and fit so well. How about the glasses though? Glasses should be such that will help to keep Myopia in control by keeping the increase in the specs power at minimum. MyoVision lenses by Zeiss help in reducing Myopia progression.

The deliberate design of MyoVision, whereby the lenses have a lower focusing degree towards its periphery, kids wearing Myovision lenses will be forced to look at things through the center of the lens. They will be refrained from glancing through the sides of the lens, preventing them from adopting a poor reading posture such as lying in bed to read etc.

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So, here are my Juniors in their Eyelet Junior powered by Zeiss MyoVision Lenses. Looking specs-savvy ♥

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Quote “ProjectJuniorShubhada” to get a pair of Eyelet Junior with Myovision lens at $298 instead of $458. Nanyang Optical is one of the approved institutes where you can pay using Baby Bonus! Wow, isn’t it? Then hurry because this discount code is valid only for 1 month i.e. till Feb 22, 2018.


For more information, check these links:

Nanyang Optical Website

Nanyang Optical Faceboook

Eyelet Eyewear Website

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33 comments on “Nanyang Optical Project Eyelet Junior to combat Myopia”

  1. Ai Sakura Reply

    I’ve got my specs from them before too and was wowed by their huge range! Thankfully Lil Pumpkin still has perfect eyesight but this would be my go-to place for specs if she needs it in the future.. hopefully she won’t though!

    Ai @ Sakura Haruka

  2. Sharon Lee Reply

    Looks like a great pair of glasses choices for your kids! It’s been a while since I got a new pair of spectacles, still feeling enthusiastic when I do the testing!

  3. Elizabeth O Reply

    What a great idea! I think it is so important to make glasses appealing to children, and the way these can be personalized is really fun. Eye tests and wearing glasses do not have to be a daunting experience after all.

  4. Liz Tumbridge Reply

    These are great. All three of my children are due an eye test, and I know they would fall in love with these. They look so well made and I love that they can be customised too!

  5. lucicoo Reply

    The lens looks really great. My niece and nephew have to wear glasses and they either lose them or break them. I think they will benefit for these.

  6. Stephanie Jeannot Reply

    Yeah kids do not like to sit still. I did not know much about myopia until now.

  7. Emily Reply

    I think one of the main causes of myopia at a young age is too much screen time. Luckily, technology can help keep it under control. This is why awareness among parents is so important. Get the kids checked regularly.

  8. Calleigh Reply

    These eye glasses are perfect for me. I really need to get my eyes re-examined as my glasses are getting heavy, the plus factor that these glasses can be customized. Yes!

  9. Emily Leary Reply

    It’s great that there are now such stylish frames for kids which makes wearing glasses seem much more trendy! I love that you are able to customise them too.

  10. Indu Indra Reply

    Kids eyes are the most sensitive issue, need the best care and treatment available and you are rightly doing so. Your post is useful for others as well who are facing same concern.

  11. Preet Reply

    Eyelet Junior frame sounds so good, I like how you described your and your kids experience during the examination, they both look so cute. Thank you for sharing the discount code.

  12. Shell Reply

    I’ve worn glasses since 2nd grade…way back in 1982 and those first one were super thick …. with advances in technology thankfully my glasses have gotten way less heavy over the years…

  13. Healthy and Psyched Reply

    I love the look of those glasses. I was always breaking mine when I was younger and I hated picking them because there were no nice options. But these look durable and great that they can be customised.

  14. Megan B Reply

    I’ve never needed glasses, but I’ll have to keep things like this on my radar for when my years of screen usage come back to bite me! 😉 x

  15. Chelsea Elizabeth Reply

    They sound really good. I don’t wear glasses but my nephews do. They were so down about it at first but they had so much fun choosing their frames etc, they now love going for their new frames and trying lots on

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