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Many people think that cataracts are simply a disease elderly people get, but did you know that they can effect children as well?

A clouding of the natural lens

Cataracts

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Once the optic nerves become damaged, sight cannot be restored. Early detection is vital. 

The silent thief of sight

Glaucoma

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The front surface of the eye is highly specialized and can experience a variety of issues.

The window of the eye

Corneal Disorders

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Uncontrolled blood sugar can cause problems in the retina, leading to vision loss of blindness.

Potentially blinding condition

Diabetic Retinopathy

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The retina of premature babies is especially vulnerable. ROP effects babies born at less than 31 weeks.

Effecting the smallest of babies

Retinopathy of Prematurity