Understanding What Causes Lazy Eye in Children

While lazy eye only affects 2 to 4 percent of the US population, it is one of children’s most common eye disorders. A lazy eye, known as amblyopia, causes vision in one or both eyes to become impaired due to the brain and eyes not working together. Often confused with strabismus, another condition that causes […]

Optical Concerns From Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a condition that causes mutations to the body’s connective tissue. This condition can affect many parts of the body, including the heart, nervous system, lungs, teeth, and even the skin. For those with this condition, it’s essential to see an eye doctor, as this condition can also affect eye function. As ophthalmologists, […]

Is Secondhand Smoking Hurting Your Child’s Vision?

Smoking tobacco products has always been known to cause lung disease, cancer, heart disease, and numerous health problems. However, did you also know that smoking can also cause damage to your eyes? Eye problems are frequently reported by smokers, as it often produces problems such as dry eyes, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other optic […]