You are watching your child play in their championship volleyball and then all of a sudden the ball slams straight into their eye. There is always the chance of getting injured while playing sports, so it is crucial to take… Read More
Eye Safety Tips For Watching The Solar Eclipse
Want to experience an astronomical event that the whole family will enjoy and remember forever? On Monday, August 21, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America and will produce a deep twilight in the sky, lasting about two… Read More
3 Tips To Stop The Spread of Conjunctivitis
When you have a child, you tend to always worry about them especially if you notice that one of their eyes are red and inflamed. Conjunctivitis, referred to as pink eye, is a common infection found in children and even… Read More
Cataracts in Children
Although primarily found in older adults, cataracts can affect children and even newborns. This disorder is a clouding of the eye lens which has the potential to affect vision negatively. If the cataract is large enough it can cause amblyopia,… Read More
What To Do When A Chalazion Appears
Your child comes home from school and they come to hug you but you notice a small bump on their eyelid. That bump may be classified as chalazion which can occur in multiple spots around the eyes. There are several… Read More
Four Things You Should Know About Blepharitis
If your little one is experiencing crusting of the eyelids, redness of the eyelid margin, or redness in the eye, he may have developed blepharitis. Blepharitis is an inflammation in the oily glands of the eyelid resulting in swollen eyelids… Read More
Amblyopia for Beginners
Amblyopia is the leading cause of vision loss amongst children. It’s characterized by decreased vision in one or both eyes due to abnormal development of vision in infancy or childhood. Due to the lack of vision in one eye, the… Read More
How Common is Astigmatism?
Astigmatism is a refractive error, (like nearsightedness or farsightedness). It isn’t an eye disease or a health problem, rather it’s an error with how the eye focuses light. If your child has astigmatism, the light fails to come to a… Read More
My Child Has Myopia
Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is the most common refractive error of the eye. If your child has been recently diagnosed with myopia, he or she is among the 30% or more of the U.S. population with the same or… Read More
Should I Worry About My Child Developing Conjunctivitis?
When it comes to your child’s health, you want the best care available. So when you start to notice redness, blotchiness, or discharge around your little one’s eyes, it’s natural to start looking for answers.