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  1. Eye Facts For Newborns And Infants ›

    Common questions about newborn’s ability to see are brought to our attention.

  1. What’s Up, Doc? ›

    There is some question as to children’s cognitive development being effected by breastfeeding. True or false? 2) The inappropriate use of a laser pointer has caused one child lose of visual acuity. One must be aware of such behavior.

  1. “Pink Eye”, Allergy vs. Infection ›

    My child was sent home from school because of “pink eye”. I took her to our doctor who diagnosed conjunctivitis and started her on some eye drops. What exactly is conjunctivitis? Is it contagious? Does it cause vision problems?

  1. Allergic Conjunctivitis ›

    Allergic conjunctivitis has been a frequent diagnosis lately. We have had dramatic changes in weather, winds and irritants such as smoke and smog.

  1. The Red Eye ›

    Dr. Theriot examines the causes and treatment for conjunctivitis.

  1. The Hairy Truth About Tarantulas ›

    Dr. Theriot takes a look at how tarantula hairs can cause opthalmia nodosa.

  1. The Red Eye: Is It Pink Eye? ›

    There are several types of conjunctivitis; “Pink eye” being one of them. What can I do to prevent getting it?

  1. Congenital Glaucoma ›

    Dr. Theriot examines the signs and symptoms of congenital glaucoma.

  1. Why Am I Blinking? ›

    Dr. Welty explores motor and vocal tics, especially those associated with Tourette's Syndrome (TS).

  1. Conjunctivitis ›

    Dr. Welty answers a common question about conjunctivitis.

  1. Solar Protection For Young Eyes ›

    The dangers of UV light and the benefits of sunglasses for children.


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