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Pediatric Vision Archives | Long Island Eye Doctor

Why Your Kids Need Sunglasses

October 29, 2018 |

The Sun

The Sun holds the most damaging ultraviolet radiation. The skin and the eye have a similar potential for damage from UV radiation. The only difference is the eye is not capable of developing a tolerance to UV like … Read More

What Do Babies See? Part 2

September 2, 2016 |

Time is flying and my son is already 8 months old!  Feels like I was just pregnant!  It’s been amazing watching him grow and learn so much in a very short period of time.  Since my last post about him, … Read More

What do babies see?  Part 1. 

May 27, 2016 |

As a new mother,  I’ve watched my son’s behavior and reactions change throughout his first few months of life.  It’s fascinating to observe how much they change in such a short period of time. At birth, babies can only see … Read More

At What Age Can Children Begin to Wear Contact Lenses?

April 29, 2016 |

Contact lenses are a safe and effective form of vision correction for children, teenagers, and adults, as long as they are worn and cared for properly. More and more children are being fitted for contact lenses than ever before due … Read More

Should Kids Wear Sunglasses?

March 13, 2015 |

It is especially important for children and kids to wear sunglasses when they are outdoors for a prolonged period of time.

Why should kids wear sunglasses?

Children need sunglasses even more than adults because the skin around their eyes is … Read More

Teach Your Children Eye Protection

July 18, 2014 |

I was out with my wife and granddaughter yesterday.  We spent a great day walking on the Long Beach boardwalk and having lunch.  It was extremely hot and bright.  Saige is 17 months old and like every child, she is … Read More

Sleep in special molding lenses and wake up seeing clear!

May 2, 2014 |

What if your eye doctor gave you permission to sleep in lenses?  What if you could wake up in the morning and see everything clearly?  What if you didn’t have to worry about glasses/contact lenses while you … Read More

Vitamins and how it may prevent your eyes from getting worse!

April 25, 2014 |

Many people ask me : are there any lifestyle or nutrition habits that I can do to prevent my child’s eyes from getting worse?

The answer used to be “not really”,  but now research is saying that there may be … Read More

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