Eye Care

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  1. Age-Appropriate Vision Milestones

    An infant's eyes are sometimes uncoordinated and may look cross-eyed. Within two months, the child can follow faces and objects and look at his or her hands.

  2. Anatomy of the Eye

    The structures of the eye include the cornea, iris, pupil, macula, retina, and the optic nerve.

  3. Avoiding Eye Injuries in Children

    Children should wear protective eyewear during sports and recreational activities. In the classroom, they should wear eye protection when doing lab experiments.

  4. Blepharitis

    Detailed information on blepharitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  5. Blocked Tear Duct (Dacryostenosis)

    A blocked tear duct can occur in one or both eyes. The blockage may be present at all times, or it may come and go.

  6. Bruising or Black Eye (Ecchymosis)

    A black eye should be seen by a doctor to make sure no injury has occurred to the eye itself. Most black eyes heal completely and do not cause any damage.

  7. Cataracts in Children

    Detailed information on cataracts, including causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment

  8. Cellulitis of the Eye in Children

    Detailed information on orbital cellulitis and pre-septal cellulitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  9. Chalazion

    Detailed information on chalazion, including cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  10. Chemical Burns of the Eye

    A chemical burn occurs when a child gets any type of chemical in his or her eye. This is a medical emergency, and the child should receive immediate medical care.

  11. Childhood Glaucoma

    Detailed information on childhood glaucoma, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  12. Childhood Vision Problems

    Detailed information on problems with vision in children

  13. Conjunctivitis (Newborn / Childhood)

    Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is a very common problem in children. Large outbreaks of conjunctivitis are often seen in day-care settings and schools.

  14. Cosmetic Safety for Adolescent Contact Lens Wearers

    Cosmetics are among some of the most common sources of problems for contact lens wearers. Misusing cosmetics can lead to severe adverse reactions.

  15. Crossed-Eyes (Strabismus)

    A child with strabismus has one or both eyes that turn inward, outward, up, or down. At times, more than one of these conditions are present.

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