By Dr. Rahul Bhola, pediatric ophthalmologist and medical director of ophthalmology at CHOC Like many physicians continuing to offer care during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have transitioned many appointments to telehealth, so patients can still get the care they need while practicing social distancing. At CHOC, we adjusted our policies and practices to maintain a […]
Vision / Ophthalmology
A pediatric ophthalmologist explains why children need a back-to-school eye exam, and explains the 7 signs a child is having trouble seeing.
Focusing on things too close to the eyes for a prolonged period puts excessive strain on the eyes and has been found to hasten the progression of myopia, or nearsightedness.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of pink eye, as well as treatment options.
Get to know CHOC specialists. Meet Dr. Rahul Bhola, an internationally recognized expert in pediatric ophthalmology.
You might think your child’s glasses are adorable, but she could very well disagree. Is your child ready for contact lenses though? In honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, we chatted with Dr. Sidney Weiss, a CHOC Children’s ophthalmologist, about how parents can find out. With the advent of low-maintenance contact lenses that […]
Administering eye drops to small children can be difficult for parents and kids alike – and rest assured, it isn’t always easy for doctors, either. “It’s daunting at times for parents and physicians,” says CHOC ophthalmologist Dr. Sidney Weiss. Eye drops may be prescribed for a variety of conditions including infections, allergies and dry eyes, […]