What is Strabismus or an Eye Turn?

What is Strabismus or an Eye Turn?

A strabismus is an eye condition in which the two eyes are not properly aligned. This causes one eye to be able to focus directly on an object while the other eye is not properly looking at the same object.   Types of Strabismus There are two main categories of...
Can Retinoblastoma Cause Blindness?

Can Retinoblastoma Cause Blindness?

What is a Retinoblastoma? A retinoblastoma is a type of cancer that is located within the eyes. This particular type of cancer originates in and grows in the back of the eyes. A retinoblastoma tumor grows from the retina, which is the part of the eye responsible for...
How Do the Eyes and Vision Develop in Infants?

How Do the Eyes and Vision Develop in Infants?

Sight is one of the most powerful senses for everyone, including babies and infants. Vision can be measured in infants at many stages of development.   Vision in Newborn Babies After birth, the baby will open its eyes within minutes typically. At this age, the...
The Causes and Treatments for Amblyopia

The Causes and Treatments for Amblyopia

Amblyopia is a condition in which one eye cannot see better than 20/30 even with glasses or contacts and the reduced vision is not due to another disease within the eye.  This condition is commonly called “lazy eye”. Amblyopia primarily affects children...