When Should Kids Get an Eye Exam?

When Should Kids Get an Eye Exam?


Screening for refractive errors, eye diseases, and vision loss is crucial for maintaining eye health — regardless of how old you are. This makes eye exams a critical part of maintaining overall health, especially for children, whose eyes change more frequently than...

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The Three Main Types of Conjunctivitis

The Three Main Types of Conjunctivitis


Conjunctivitis is a common condition that occurs when either a viral or bacterial infection or an allergic reaction causes redness or inflammation in the conjunctiva — the clear tissue that covers the white part of your eye and the inside of your eyelids....

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What Is Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)?

What Is Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)?


Amblyopia, also known as “lazy eye,” is a common eye condition among children and even some adults. With this condition being so common, our patients typically have questions regarding lazy eye, especially in young children, so we have gathered some of your frequently...

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News Interview with Emily M. Zepeda, MD

News Interview with Emily M. Zepeda, MD


News Interview with Emily M. Zepeda, MD Virtual classes or isolation causes young people to spend more time in front of a screen, but this can create permanent consequences in the view of Dean McGee Eye Institute....

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Your Child’s First Visit to the Eye Doctor: What to Expect

Your Child’s First Visit to the Eye Doctor: What to Expect


Children with poor vision can have a hard time learning while struggling to see to read and write.In honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, we’re discussing the importance of vision screenings and starting regular eye exams for your child, so you can make informed choices about your child’s eye health.Vision ScreeningsVision screenings are different from comprehensive eye exams. They are limited in scope and are meant to assess for indications that a more detailed evaluation is needed….

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