Latest Pediatric ophthalmology Stories

2010-09-01 17:07:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthy eyes and vision are necessary for school success and an enjoyable life. Parents naturally want to help their children learn and succeed in school and enjoy life.

2010-08-05 13:36:32

In his article in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010; 107[28-29]: 495-9), Wolf A. Lagrèze examines whether or not childhood screening for vision disorders in preschool children is worthwhile.

2010-04-09 09:56:00

LOS ANGELES, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Newswise -- When a child develops red, watery eyes, it could be just allergies - or it may be the sign of a more serious eye condition, according to a leading pediatric ophthalmologist. According to Bibiana Jin Reiser, M.D., M.S., a pediatric ophthalmologist with The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, "Red, itchy, watery eyes can be a temporary allergic reaction to pollen or other environmental irritants and should go away after a few days or...

2009-12-27 23:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Infants as young as one-month-old are prescribed contact lenses at pediatric eye surgery centers so their visual system will develop correctly.

2009-10-26 14:24:46

Due to astonishing progress in neonatal medicine, younger and smaller babies than ever before are being saved: they often weight less than one pound and may be born 10 to 14 weeks early.

2009-10-23 18:27:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents should take extra care in selecting toys for young children and supervising their play during the holidays, according to a leading eye surgeon. According to Dr.

2009-08-26 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports-related eye injuries are a leading cause of blindness in school-age children, and if a young player receives a hard blow to the eye, they should be examined, even if there is no bleeding or pain.

2009-08-03 10:07:22

A new class of antibody drugs may provide a powerful new tool for the treatment of eye diseases in children, but specialists need to be alert for the possibility of serious side effects, according to an editorial in the August Journal of AAPOS (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus), published by Elsevier.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.