- Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
- Bacterial Keratitis
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Detached and Torn Retina
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Dry Eye
- Floaters and Flashes
- Low Vision
- Myopia (Nearsightedness)
- Presbyopia (Aging Eye)
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Preserve Your Child's Vision
Screen your child's vision when they are born and again during infancy, preschool and school years.
Eye exercises and vision therapy won't cure a learning disability.
A Sign of Strabismus?
Are your child's eyes misaligned? She may squint one eye in bright sunlight if it does not look straight ahead.
Children and Contact Lenses
Is your child ready? Ask yourself if he can your follow directions consistently and handle chores independently?
Cellulitis and Surgery
Surgery can lead to cellulitis infection. Follow the instructions your child’s doctor or dentist gave you following surgery.
What Is an Ophthalmologist?
Are You Fit at 40?
A baseline eye exam is recommended at age 40, when the signs of disease and changes in vision may start to occur.
Eye Health News
- One in six Americans age 65 and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. Learn more about how aging affects the eyes - and how to keep your eyes as healthy as possible in this infographic!
- Medical marijuana is often promoted as a treatment for many diseases, including glaucoma. But does it really work? Scientists believe that although marijuana may temporarily lower your intraocular pressure, it's not recommended for treating glaucoma.
- After prescription glasses and expensive vision therapy sessions do little for her daughter's lazy eye, one mother reaches out to ABC News Fixer for a better solution. The simple and affordable solution may surprise you.
ABC News, July 22, 2014
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- There are three major types of conjunctivitis, but only one of them can be successfully treated with antibiotics. If you think you or your child has pink eye, it's important to visit an ophthalmologist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment.
- We blink half as often as we should while using computers and smartphones, causing our eyes to feel tired and irritated. Get tips to give those eyes the breaks they need.
- You could have eye damage and not know it yet. Learn why controlling your blood sugar is critical to eye health.
- Your eyes are changing, ready or not. Discover why in your 40s and 50s it’s time for bigger type, more light and probably reading glasses.
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