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Myopia In Children: A Guide For Parents

If you have a child diagnosed with myopia, you may be wondering what the next steps are. This common condition means your child sees better when looking at close objects, but struggles seeing at a distance. It is also known as nearsightedness. Learn more about myopia in children: a guide for parents.

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Staring At A Screen Often? How To Save Your Eyes

Even prior to the pandemic, we were all spending long hours at our desks staring at a laptop or computer. Then we would come home and work some more or use our smartphones to browse social media. Since COVID-19 screen times have increased among people in the US, let’s learn how to save your eyes.

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COVID-19 Lockdown: The Impact On Children’s Eyes

Safe to say that the COVID-19 lockdown affected everyone in ways no one could have predicted. This is especially true of children. The amount of time spent on devices due to at homeschooling combined with less time outside has caused a ripple effect of consequences. Parents should be monitoring their children with regard to the

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Adult Strabismus: What To Know About Diagnosis And Treatment

Strabismus is a misalignment of the eyes due to the six eye muscles not working together to focus correctly on an object. When someone has strabismus, one eye may look straight ahead, and the other eye will turn in, out, up, or down. Although a significant number of strabismus cases occur in children, adults can

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Should I Be Concerned If My Child Is Cross-Eyed?

Should I be concerned if my child has crossed eyes? The answer is a resounding yes. When to be concerned is another question. During the first few months of life many infants appear cross-eyed at times. This normally resolves once they reach about 4 months. If your child still is having issues with a turned

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Signs Your Child Needs To See A Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Young children have vision screenings performed by pediatricians, primary care doctors, and later on by an optometrist. Everything may appear to be normal, but children cannot always tell you what is going on with their vision. Do they realize they have blurred vision or if one eye sees better than the other? They assume their

COVID-19 Update

The health and safety of our patients, providers, staff and community has always been our top priority. During this time of social distancing, we have implemented a COVID-19 specific protocol that includes office and instrument disinfection, reorganization of patient flow to allow for greater social distancing, and have limited the maximum number of patients we