Parenting and Pregnancy Blog
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January 13, 2016
What is lazy eye?
Lazy eye or Amblyopia is a misalignment that causes vision problems in children. Usually it will involve one eye but occasionally both eyes maybe involved. In cases of lazy eye, the nerve pathways between the eye and the brain are not properly stimulated. Therefore the brain will favor one eye and may cause poor vision in the wandering eye. This makes detection and early intervention very important as it can cause permanently impaired vision in the affected eye.
January 5, 2016
Here's some FAQs about influenza vaccine:
July 20, 2015
Summer is always fun filled with activities such as hiking, camping, boating and swimming that your whole family can enjoy. Here are some tips to keep your kids healthy and happy throughout the summer.
April 20, 2015
February 4, 2015
February 1, 2015