Posts Tagged: children’s exam

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Your Baby’s First Eye Exam

Newborn babies are pretty helpless. They can’t hold up the weight of their own head. They can’t get from point A to point B without assistance and they can’t yet articulate their needs except with gurgles, tears, and a bit of screeching. To top it all off, babies enter this world legally blind. They can […]

The Most Commonly Mistreated Eye Condition: Pink Eye Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Have you or your child ever woken up with a red, itchy, watery eye? Sometimes one or both eyes may feel glued stuck with what looks like an excess of ‘eye boogers.’ (You know, the combination of mucus, oil, skin cells, and other debris that can build up in your eye overnight.) Sound familiar? These […]

Ten Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

  Children don’t usually tell us when they’re having trouble seeing. Even as adults we sometimes ignore the signs that we need our first pair of glasses. School vision screenings may catch some vision problems but many go undetected. This is because vision screenings often aren’t performed by an eye care professional and they’re far less comprehensive […]