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August 16, 2017
Top 5 Myths About Children’s Eye Health

There are myths abound when it comes to your children’s eyes and vision. Here are some of the most common misconceptions you’ve probably heard your parents say once or twice in your childhood:

Eye safety is just as important as eye health. Each year thousands of children sustain an eye injury. Ninety percent of these injuries can be prevented by wearing protective eyewear. Some other ways to protect your child are as follows:

It is important to have your children’s eyes examined by an ophthalmologist to ensure normal vision development. It is equally important to provide safe toys, environments, and always have adult supervision to protect them from harm.

Michael Border, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist with Harrington Physician Services. He sees patients of all ages at our 20 Southbridge Road (Rt. 169) medical office building. For more information, call (508) 765-9068.