Owen Brandt is a bright-eyed and fearless 2-year-old so when the active little guy passed out a few times, his parents brought him to Akron Children’s Hospital for evaluation. During a 6-hour appointment at the Infusion Center for blood draws and testing, another condition came into focus – his eyes. “It was a long visit, […]
Lily Reed sees a bright future ahead of her — literally. After undergoing several surgeries to remove cataracts that nearly blinded her, she’s looking forward to all the wonders and excitement of a typical preschooler: a summer filled with bike riding, dance, running around the yard with her sisters and a birthday bash to celebrate […]
U.S. soldiers suffering combat-related vision disorders now have a brighter future, with the support and expertise of some of the nation’s leading vision specialists behind them, including Akron Children’s Dr. Richard Hertle.
Taking care of your child’s eyes in childhood can help her have a lifetime of healthy vision. Since May is Healthy Vision Month, we have 8 tips from the CDC and the American Eye Institute to help you keep your kids’ eyes healthy.