- 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
- Now that a new school year is starting, be sure you have the facts about conjunctivitis, commonly known as pink eye, and how to prevent it.
- Good vision is vital to learning in college. However, life on campus makes students susceptible to a host of vision and eye problems, such as injury, infection and increased nearsightedness. These six tips can help keep students seeing 20/20 throughout college.
- Outside magazine turns to American Academy of Ophthalmology clinical spokesperson Dr. Anne Sumers, M.D., for tips on selecting sunglasses that are both stylish and functional for all of your outdoors activities. This is especially good information to protect you from ultraviolet keratitis or photokeratitis.
Outside Online, August 8, 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.
- Are you losing your vision but don’t know it? Learn why early detection is the key to saving your sight.
- Learn what young adults should do now for better vision later.
- Get to know your family history of eye disease, and keep up with those vision screenings.
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