It’s a historical event and everyone wants to see it. On August 21, many Americans will be able to observe a full or partial eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon covers any part of our view of the sun. But is watching the eclipse safe for kids? “On a normal sunny day, our eyes naturally […]
If you wonder whether your child is old enough to wear contact lenses, you might be asking the wrong question. Age is a factor but isn’t necessarily the main issue, said optometrist Casandra Solis of the Vision Center at Akron Children’s Hospital. “It depends on the kid,” she said. “The child has to be responsible […]
When I read about the work that Dr. Richard Hertle did for the children with vision problems in India, it hit home to me how fortunate we are to have him caring for my son Hunter’s eyesight. This access to excellent care in our backyard is the small miracle.
One thing we’ve learned is that if doctors say there is a slight chance something might happen, it will happen with Harper. We see more specialists at Akron Children’s Hospital than I ever thought possible.
At our 20 week ultrasound we found out Miles had spina bifida. In an instant our world changed forever but we could never imagine how it would be for the better. Maternal Fetal Medicine at Akron Children’s Hospital saw us every step of the way and we felt so trusting of the hands our son would be in. When he arrived on May 6, he was taken to the NICU where he would be taken such great care of by the best.