Being able to hear is a very important part of a child’s development, and hearing loss is something you want to detect early. February is Kids ENT Health Month, so let’s talk about pediatric hearing loss.
For parents and grandparents of very young children, the holidays are a fun time to spoil those children with all sorts of bright, colorful presents. But why not also buy them some toys that will help improve their hand-eye coordination?
Snoring is often thought of as a condition adults have to deal with, but did you know that children can snore, too? While that may seem cute, childhood snoring could actually cause health problems and should be treated.
CEENTA pediatric ophthalmologist Elliot McKee, MD, discussed a new treatment for nearsightedness in children on WCNC's Charlotte Today on Wednesday, October 10, 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?
CEENTA Ophthalmologist Pedro Cervantes, MD, discussed childhood glaucoma on WCNC's Charlotte Today on September 14, 2017.