As your children go back to school, they will again enter an environment where they will be surrounded by many other children for long periods of time in a relatively limited space. Therefore, it is important for parents to keep an eye out for the symptoms of the three most common contagious eye infections- conjunctivitis, and infectious keratitis. A study published by the NCBI explains that these two were among the top five problems most referred to ophthalmology departments in Brisbane. However, they are also incredibly prevalent among children and adults in the US.
If your child ever obtains an eye problems, our kids’ ophthalmologist will welcome you with open arms – you can contact us whenever you need us. However, as much as we enjoy helping our patients, we care about your overall well-being, so we will explain to you how to spot and prevent eye infections in the first place.
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