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babies

Glaucoma and your Child’s Big Eyes

How many babies do you see with the most amazing large eyes in their tiny heads.  We all get excited about it and tend to associate this feature with beauty.   What many people don’t realise is that having large eyes can be an indication of glaucoma, a condition that can...
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FUN FACTS -YOUR CHILD’S VISION

  Children are no different to adults when it comes to their eyes and vision. Glaucoma, Cataracts, Macular dystrophy can also occur in little people including babies. Fun facts about your child’s vision and eye health.  Annual eye exams for children should be as...
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Cataracts adult and infantile

When cataracts block blight coming in and out of the eye. Had a big Kiddie 50+ today and an 18 month old both with the same reflection. Has your baby been tested? Would you know?
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Childhood Blindness

Childhood Blindness The eye is the mechanism required to relay visual images to the brain for us to see. It requires that all components including iris, cornea, lens, retina work in a coordinated fashion to promote clear vision. A malfunctioning of any of these parts can cause...
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Rubella – Congenital Cataracts in a baby caused by the Rubella virus, otherwise known as German Measles

This baby has blindness due to Rubella cataracts. Rubella is sometimes called German measles, but rubella is a different viral disease to measles. Rubella is a viral illness that causes a skin rash and joint pain. A rubella infection is mild for most people, but it can have...
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Esotropia in Children – Turned in or Crossed eyes

  Esotropia in children and adults is a type of strabismus or eye misalignment. In esotropia, the eyes are “crossed”; that is, while one eye looks straight ahead, the other eye is turned in toward the nose. This inward turn of the eyes can begin in infancy or...
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Speech Developement is improved for looking babies

Speech development is improved in looking babies. Research shows that babies who are better at following a parent’s eye gaze at 6 months have larger vocabularies at 18 and 24 months. In other words, if you can look where your mom is looking when you’re little, perhaps you are...
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