Infants come with their own, special share of common baby-related illnesses. But, along with the usual coughs, colds, and digestive troubles, parents also have to be constantly aware of signs of problems related to the eye. Babies cannot communicate discomforts in the eye without crying, and tears can camouflage an eye condition involving blocked tear … Continue reading Is The Baby Crying Too Much or Is It Epiphora?
If you are a parent or a teacher, you are well aware of the scrouge of Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye) in a classroom. Once a child gets it, others go down like dominos with the infection. This contagion of inflamed eyes is an enthusiastic traveler, spreading quickly through direct contact with an infected child’s bodily secretions, … Continue reading How To Keep Conjunctivitis Out of Classrooms →
A lot of us remember how much fun we had during our growing up years playing with air guns. Going “hunting” in the woods during school breaks, practicing target shooting, banding up with friends into armed war groups… It is fortunate that we came out of those exciting air-gun playing days without an accident, but … Continue reading Most Eye Injuries That Need Children To Be Rushed To The ER Are Caused By Air Guns →
According to worrying new research published by Jama Opthalmology, young children between the ages of 1-2 are the worst victims of eye damage caused by chemical burns. In fact, toddlers are 13 times more at risk than even a 7-year-old. Chemical burns leave a grievous impact on eyesight because the corrosive agents can continue to … Continue reading Study Reveals Toddlers to Be Most at Risk for Chemical Eye Burns →