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Elliot McKee, MD, on Charlotte Today

Dr. Elliot McKee on Charlotte Today

Oct 11, 2017

CEENTA pediatric ophthalmologist Elliot McKee, MD, discussed a new treatment for nearsightedness in children on WCNC's Charlotte Today on Wednesday, October 10, 2017.

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A doctor holds an e-cigarette

Is vaping harmless?

Sep 21, 2017

Vaping has seen an explosion in popularity in recent years. Electronic cigarettes or “e-cigarettes” are battery operated devices that heat a nicotine-laced liquid (in addition to a number of chemical additives – glycol, glycerin and usually some type of flavoring) into a vapor so that it may be inhaled like a cigarette, and “vaping” is the act of inhaling the flavored nicotine fog. Vaping has been marketed as a healthy alternative to smoking because it does not contain tobacco, but are e-cigarettes and vaping really harmless?

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Dr. Schotthoefer and other presenters at Juvenile Arthritis Family Day

​Educating the community on juvenile arthritis and the eye

Sep 15, 2017

Arthritis affects millions of people in the United States, including thousands of children. While it is primarily a joint condition, it can affect other parts of the body, such as the eyes. On September 9, the Arthritis Foundation sponsored a Juvenile Arthritis Family Day at Camp Dogwood in Sherrills Ford, NC. CEENTA pediatric ophthalmologist Erin Schotthoefer, MD, was one of the physicians who took part and helped educate attendees on the link between juvenile arthritis and an eye condition called uveitis.

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A young coughing girl

​When your child’s cough won’t quit

Sep 08, 2017

It’s a common lament of many parents: their child always seems to be sick and has a cough that just won’t go away. If you’re one of these parents, you might not know what’s causing it and when you should take your young one to the doctor. This blog would like to answer those questions.

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Little girl with tonsillitis

​Stop tonsillitis before it disrupts your child’s summer

Jun 15, 2017

They’re snoring. Their throats hurt. They’re cranky all day. There’s a chance your child has tonsillitis. There’s a chance this isn’t the first time.

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