Pediatric Ophthalmology

Halloween Eye Safety Tips for Children and Teens

By editor
October 29, 2018

Halloween Eye Safety Tips for Children and Teens: Keeping the Eye Doctor Away! Halloween is a fun time & let’s keep Halloween safe and fun for your family! We want you to avoid all eye injuries and remember for your children and teens:   Masks and Costumes should NOT block or obstruct your child’s vision ... read more


My Child’s Eyes Are Not Straight

By editor
January 21, 2018

Early detection of eye problems in children is critical for normal visual development. The first few years of life are very important for both monocular (one eye) acuity and binocular (two eyes working together) acuity. Delay in detection of eye problems in children can have lasting negative effects on their vision so it is key ... read more


A Less Myopic View of Myopia -- Increasing Incidence of Myopia in our Children

By editor
April 30, 2017

A Less Myopic View of Myopia Myopia (or near-sightedness) is a condition that is very common and its incidence is on the rise, world-wide.  In fact, it is a silent epidemic that few people are talking about. The health risks are underappreciated. Fifty years ago about 25% of young adults in the United States were ... read more


Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Ocular findings, treatment and screening

By editor
August 23, 2016

The link between JIA and eye inflammation (uveitis) has been known for about a century. Unlike other forms of uveitis, the eye of an affected JIA patient is often normal appearing & does not appears inflamed. The insidious onset of ocular inflammation can result in significant problems if diagnosis and treatment are delayed. Uveitis refers ... read more


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