Retinoblastoma - eye cancer in child

Retinoblastoma is an uncommon eye cancer impacting about 300 children each year. The disease occurs most often in children under the age of 4 years, with 80% of…

contact lenses for children

Using and caring for contacts in a way that keeps your eyes and vision at their best is more involved than simply wearing glasses. But what’s the proper…

when can babies see color

Even in the womb babies can tell the difference between light and dark. And at birth, they see shapes by following the lines where light and dark meet….

swollen tear duct in adults

Swollen tear ducts, or dacryocystitis, is an inflammation of the tear drainage system in one or both eyes that cause excessive tearing, and often inflammation and discharge in…

Exotropia

Definition: Exotropia (also known as wall-eyes) is a form of strabismus where the eyes are deviated outside. It is the reverse of esotropia. People with exotropia typically experience…

Getting children to use eye patches

An eyepatch or eye pad is a little patch that is worn in front of one eye. It may be a cloth patch attached around the head by…

Cataracts

Eye muscle repair is surgery (also known as Repair of cross-eye; Resection and recession; Strabismus repair; Extraocular muscle surgery) to correct eye muscle issues that cause strabismus (crossed…

Glasses for Kids

Kids and computers are almost inseparable nowadays. With lots of school-age kids as well as preschoolers spending hours in front of a computer every day, it’s worth considering…

What Causes Short Sightedness in Children

During the preschool years from ages 3 to 6, your child will be tweak the vision and visual abilities he already has developed during the infant and young…

Elevated Intraocular Pressure In Children

The eyeball has to preserve a specific level of tension, or pressure, within the eye to keep it from collapsing. A series of canals within the eye constantly…

Congenital Cataracts

If you are told that your newborn baby has a genetic cataract, this implies that the eye’s natural lens is cloudy instead of clear. Vision might be hindered…

Glasses for Kids

If you’re a parent looking for the right pair of glassesĀ for your child, you probably understand that walking into an optical shop can be complicated. There is no…