Eye injury: Should you go to the ER or not

Eye injury: Should you go to the ER or not

Sight is one of the essential senses, but new research says that you are probably going to the emergency room too often for vision problems.  In the journal JAMA Ophthalmology, researchers from John Hopkins University found that nearly 50% of visits to the ER for eye...
Preventing Pediatric Sports Eye Injuries

Preventing Pediatric Sports Eye Injuries

Sports can play a vital role in a child’s physical, mental, and social well-being. Engaging in recreational activities allows children to develop physical skills, cardiovascular endurance, and muscle strength.  Unfortunately, sports can also have a downside—causing...
Common Pediatric Eye Infections

Common Pediatric Eye Infections

Eye infections are common among children, as they are in close contact with their friends at school, daycare, or on play dates.  The most common pediatric eye infection is viral conjunctivitis (“pink eye”), where the white part of the eye becomes inflamed and red,...