Mean best corrected visual acuity was best in children with juvenile open-angle glaucoma compared with other glaucoma subtypes.
Black children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) experience disparities in health outcomes compared with other racial and ethnic groups with similar neighborhood opportunity profiles.
Implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 may have reduced the trajectory toward obesity among low-income children.
Tear film surface quality must be attentively monitored throughout the duration of treatment with orthokeratology lenses, according to researchers.
Supply chain issues around the world are fueling a shortage of baby formula — and the problem is only getting worse.
Intravitreal bevacizumab injections did not affect myopic progression and decreased the amount of laser treatments needed to treat retinopathy of prematurity.
Some states lack policies for returning to school following conjunctivitis infection, and some require antibiotic treatment regardless of the nature of infection.
Five children have died in a mysterious wave of acute hepatitis that has sickened dozens of children across the United States during the past seven months.
Preventative strategy exposure and higher education levels of caregivers served as protective factors against premyopia risk.
Researchers designed a vision protection device after developing a model based on the relationship between blink frequency and screen view parameters.
Clinicians may be able to use smartphone images to decrease the burden of follow-up visits.
Age and other factors may affect treatment outcomes for young patients with amblyopia and may be lengthy in some children.
Researchers partially attribute these myopic shifts to less time spent outdoors, which can affect axial elongation.
Children with a vegetarian diet have no evidence of differences in growth or biochemical measures of nutrition.
Clinicians are reconsidering the notion that congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction has no impact on visual development in children.
Moderna announced that it has asked the US Food and Drug Administration to authorize the emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine for children younger than 6 years old.
Edmund Tsui, MD, social media editor for the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s journal Ophthalmology, guides readers through what’s trend-worthy in eye care.
A high proportion of infants in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) are not meeting current vitamin D recommendations.
Schools should consider implementing strategies to mitigate myopia prevalence among their students.