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5 Signs Your Child May Need Glasses Aug 1st, 2019

Some children are born with vision problems, while others develop them later in childhood. Unfortunately, it's not always easy to know if your child's eyes are functioning properly. It can be especially challenging to detect vision issues when children are young and can't communicate that they're having problems seeing. As...

What Causes Ptosis and How Is It Corrected? Jul 24th, 2019

Your child’s eyes are a wonderful window into their personality, mood, and emotions. In just a single glance, they can communicate joy, unhappiness, curiosity, comfort, pain, and just about everything in between. But if your child has ptosis — an abnormally droopy upper eyelid that partially obscures their gaze —...

How to Prevent and Treat Styes Jun 11th, 2019

A stye, also known as a sty (without the “e”) is an eye condition more common in children than adults. It’s often painful and unsightly, but not usually serious. A stye is a small red bump that forms at the base of your eyelashes, generally on the lower lid, or...

Preparing Your Child for Eye Surgery May 22nd, 2019

Finding out that your child requires eye surgery can actually be a bit of a relief. It’s natural for you to feel a bit anxious about the procedure, of course, but you’re probably also glad to hear of a way to remedy the serious, painful, or chronic condition that’s been...