Your child’s first pair of glasses can be an exciting and strange transition for you and your little one. Their first lenses are going to make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with their… Read More
Correcting Your Child’s Tear Duct Obstruction
Pediatric Eye Care of Maryland has the ability to handle a wide variety of vision and eye problems, one of which includes tear duct obstructions. Many babies today are born with a tear duct system that has not completely developed,… Read More
Your Child’s First Eye Examination
Good vision is fundamental when it comes to performing well in school. Your child is beginning to become comfortable with letters and numbers, and needs to grasp this foundation in order to achieve success in the future of his/her education…. Read More
Back-to-School: Teen Contact Care
Soccer tryouts are back again and your teen is becoming antsy with thoughts of the new school year. While it’s important to check off their school checklist with new books and binders we have one request: If they wear contact… Read More
3 Tips For Preventing an Eye Injury
When children actively participate in sports, recreational activities, crafts, or otherwise physically-active play, eye-related injuries are much more likely. More than 90 percent of all eye injuries can be prevented with protective eye wear, however, there are many ways you… Read More
How Do UV Rays Affect Eye Health?
Long-term exposure to the sun isn’t very good for any part of the body. In terms of eye health, bright sunlight that penetrates the eyes may increase the risk for cataracts, growths on the eyes, macular degeneration, and even cancer…. Read More
Do Crossed Eyes (Strabismus) Cause Vision Problems?
Crossed eyes are extremely common in children. Strabismus is an eye alignment issue in which both eyes do not look in the same unified direction. There are many causes, but children who are farsighted, or have poor eye muscle control… Read More
Treatment for Lazy Eye
Amblyopia. When most people read that, they probably won’t know what this long word means, even though it affects thousands of people’s vision, especially children. In simpler terms, amblyopia is sometimes referred to as “lazy eye”. Lazy eye is fairly… Read More
Is Reading Difficulty A Sign Of Vision Problems?
It can be. A struggling child is devastating for any parent. If their grades are slipping and those parent teacher conferences are disheartening, it’s time to assess the issue. If your child is having difficulty reading and learning in the… Read More