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Any and all eye concerns, conditions, and care for children from infancy to adulthood.

The What, Who, and How of Cortical Vision Impairment

September is Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI) Awareness Month. In honor of CVI Awareness month, we put together some key facts to help you better understand the disease and the complexities that come along with a CVI diagnosis. Read more in the article.

What is Hyperopia?

Hyperopia is when the eye cannot properly focus on close objects, while distant objects may appear clearer. Children naturally have a lot of focusing power and may be able to see distant objects clearly, but continuous use of this focusing power may lead to visual complaints and, in some cases, headaches.

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Smokers May be Setting Children Up for Future Eye Issues

If you need another reason to quit smoking this maybe it! Recent studies have begun to find a troubling correlation between second-hand smoke exposure and damage to children’s eyes; especially since, for young children, the damage occurs while their eyes are not fully developed and has the potential to be permanent.

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Pink Eye

Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, or conjunctiva is an inflammation or infection of the membrane (conjunctiva) that lines your eyelid and part of your eyeball…

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Protective Eyewear—Do Athletes Need It?

The benefits of eyeglasses are invaluable to those who need them to see, but there is another type of eyewear that is equally important to those who need vision correction and those who don’t need vision correction alike…

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Eye Allergies

Allergic Conjunctivis, also called eye allergies, occurs when allergens irritate the eyes causing certain cells in the eyes to release histamine, as well as other substances. This reaction causes the blood vessels in the eyes to swell producing red, watery, itchy eyes.

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Vision Problem Warning Signs in Children

In between routine eye exams, keep an eye out for the following warning signs provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics. If your child has any of these signs, contact your healthcare professional to schedule an appointment…

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Is Your Child Ready for Contact Lenses?

Has your child expressed an interest in wearing contact lenses? If your answer is yes, then ask yourself these five questions to determine if they are ready for contact lenses…

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The Impact of Digital Devices on Children’s Eyesight

Blue light—it’s a light we see every day, emitted from our digital devices, such as smart phones, tablets, computers, and more. With short wavelengths that release a high energy that can be harmful to the eye, blue light is affecting children’s vision…

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10 Warning Signs That Your Child May Need Vision Correction

It’s back to school time! Early detection of vision related problems can save your child years of struggling through school. Consider taking your child to see an Eye Care Professional (ECP) if he or she does any or all of the following things: