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eye-glaucoma
The eye is one of the most intricate parts of the human body, made up of approximately two million working parts. For many of us, little thought is given to how these small yet powerful organs operate daily to bring us vision and enhance our experiences of the world...
baby-with-retinopathy
With the advent of improved neonatal intensive care techniques, the mortality for medically fragile infants has drastically decreased. For instance, the mortality for children with birth weights of 1000g to 1500g fell from 50% in the 1960s to below 10% in the 1980s. However, with the improvement of neonatal care,...
child-wearing-glasses
Much like children need to learn to walk and talk, they need to develop their visual acuity before they can make sense of their surroundings. According to a 2014 WHO study, approximately 19 million children worldwide have vision problems of which almost 12 million could have had their eye...
baby-wearing-glasses
A newborn baby’s general eye health must be checked by a paediatrician or family doctor (general practitioner). High-risk newborns (including premature babies) with a family history of eye problems or obvious eye abnormalities must be examined by an ophthalmologist. During the first year, all infants must undergo an eye health...
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