What Parents Should Know About Kids and Low Vision

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Your children’s eye health is fundamental to the way they experience and interact with the world. Because humans are such adaptable creatures, it’s not unusual for significant vision problems to go unnoticed until children enter school. It’s important to know that these issues can impact the learning process. According to the AAPOS, low vision isRead more…

State Winners for the 2013 Most Beautiful Eyes Contest Announced

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Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has revealed the state winners for its 2013 Most Beautiful Eyes Contest. The Most Beautiful Eyes Contest is an annual competition designed to emphasize the importance of eye health for children. It was tough for voters to choose their favorite pair of beautiful eyes with so many great entries of gorgeous eyes,Read more…

September is Sports Eye Injury Prevention Awareness Month

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During the calendar year of 2012, more than 13,000 eye injuries were suffered by children aged 0 to 14, according to data collected by Prevent Blindness America (PBA). These injuries include infections, fractures of the eye socket, corneal abrasions, and more. And unfortunately, extremely traumatic eye injuries can lead to permanent vision loss. However, 90Read more…

Tips for Understanding & Calming Kids’ Back to School Jitters

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Many kids feel a sense of excitement about returning to school and seeing friends they have missed all summer, but it is natural to them to feel a little anxious about the start of a new school year, too. This is especially true for little ones starting kindergarten or children entering school they’ve never attendedRead more…

How to Cope with Children’s Eye Allergies

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Children’s eye allergies can strike at any time, with or without nasal or skin allergies. Whether our kids react with itchy eyes, burning, swelling or other symptoms, it is not fun watching them become so uncomfortable.   As WebMD shares, knowing what triggers your child’s eye allergies, it’s much easier to treat and alleviate theirRead more…