Any and all eye concerns, conditions, and care for children from infancy to adulthood.
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.
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.
4 Simple Ways to Manage Digital Eye Strain During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This pandemic has been challenging for everyone, especially for children who have to now learn online. As a parent, you may be concerned with the increase of screen time due to online learning and worry about the effects of additional exposure to blue light on your child’s eyes.
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…
UV Protection: What Do You Need to Know?
Learn about UV protection and eyewear—from what UV protection does to what eyeglass lenses need UV protection applied to them.
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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: