Last week in the clinic, I met a lovely family. They had travelled a long way to seek advice for their 6-year-old daughter. What struck me as the child walked in was that she was much fairer skinned than both her parents.
Spring is definitely a beautiful time of the year, with new leaves and blossoms. Unfortunately for many children it is synonymous with allergy season. Eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis can be quite troublesome and lead to some unpleasant consequences. Let us take a look at eye allergies.
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A 6-month-old child was brought by parents for an eye examination. The child was not responding to objects. Parents reported that the child’s eyes showed a whitish discoloration of the cornea since birth.
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In the last few decades we have made huge strides in the care of the prematurely born child. The field of Neonatology, which deals with problems of the new-born has indeed grown in its depth and scope.
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Pink eye which is more popularly known as Madras Eye is a form of conjunctivitis. Conjunctiva is the outer layer of the eye ball which also coats the inside of the eyelids. When this becomes inflamed, the eye turns pink or red and the eyelids may become swollen.
The festival of lights, Diwali or Deepavali is a time to celebrate the triumph of good over evil. It is celebrated in India and by the Indian diaspora who live in other countries.
As part of the celebration, it is common to engage in play…
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