Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of any child’s development. Your child will need good vision for just about every activity and task she chooses, whether she’s on the ball field, in class or behind the wheel. As we celebrate Save Your Vision month in March, it’s the perfect time to share tips […]
Colton Champ’s strabismus bites the dust. The 4-year-old Queen fanatic is on the road to recovery after being diagnosed with strabismus (misaligned eyes) when he was just 18 months old. In February, Colton underwent surgery here to correct the crossing of his left eye to improve his vision and depth perception. As Colton rolled into […]
Not very long ago I started taking a lot more close up photos of pretty much everything… including of course my kids! I began to notice something interesting in every shot of Rory though. Her eyes never looked directly into the camera lens, one was always off, never quite aligned. I took her to see […]
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.