Diabetic Eye Disease in Children

Diabetic Eye Disease in Children

As the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes continues to rise among children in the United States, it has been found that they are susceptible to a complication called diabetic retinopathy.  That is why frequent eye check-ups are critical in children with type 2 diabetes...
Can Teenagers Get LASIK?

Can Teenagers Get LASIK?

If you have a teenager who wears glasses or contacts, the question has probably come up, “Can I get LASIK?” This article will address the question, along with information that you can use to talk with your teenagers about LASIK surgery.    Are...
What is the Cause of Dry Eyes in Children?

What is the Cause of Dry Eyes in Children?

Just like adults, children can suffer from chronic dry eyes. There is even a name for the condition: dry eye syndrome. It is caused by a deficiency in the tear film that lubricates the eye. Dry eyes can be irritating and painful. Sometimes the syndrome can affect...
Blocked Tear Duct in Children

Blocked Tear Duct in Children

Tears are essential for keeping your eyes healthy. Your body makes tears 24 / 7 and normally they drain without issue. When they do not drain properly it may be due to a condition called a “blocked tear duct” or “nasolacrimal duct obstruction.” This condition may be...