UV Radiation and Your Child’s Eyes

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No matter your age, it’s important to protect yourself from UV rays while outside by wearing sunscreen and sunglasses. The long-term effects of even a small amount of UV radiation has been found to increase serious eye diseases, such as cataracts, cancer and growths on the eye like pterygium, explains Eye Smart. In the shortRead more…

Preventing Digital Eye Strain in Kids

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Now that more kids have access to computers, TVs, smartphones, and tablets on a daily basis, digital screen time among children is increasing. Too much screen time can lead to eye strain, also known as computer vision syndrome (CVS), which has a range of unpleasant symptoms including headaches, fatigue, blurred vision, dry or irritated eyes,Read more…

Kids and Spring Eye Allergies

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Spring is a beautiful season. Unfortunately for some kids, spring means eye allergies. If your child has eye allergies you feel almost as bad as he does. Here are some tips to make the spring a bit more tolerable:   If you think your child has allergies don’t try to figure it out for yourselfRead more…

Debunking Common Eye Care Myths

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Myths regarding our health and wellness have been around, well, forever. Unfortunately, far too many people don’t take the time to do some fact checking to see whether or not certain claims are true or not. This can be particularly dangerous, especially when a certain claim involves our eyes.   Your eyes, as well asRead more…

Common Childhood Eye and Vision Issues

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As a parent, you’re all too familiar with some of the most common childhood illnesses, such as strep throat and stomach bugs, but when it comes to eye health, it’s not always easy to determine what could be wrong. For this reason, we’ve put together a list of some of the most common conditions andRead more…