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.
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.
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.
School will be letting out in a few weeks, and for some kids that means they’ll be heading off to summer camp. But what does that mean if your child has allergies? Will being outside all day mean they’ll spend the day stuffed up and sneezing?
CEENTA Otolaryngologist Michael Sicard, MD, discusses tonsils and tonsillectomies on WCNC's Charlotte Today, May 24, 2017.
Sunglasses can look cute on your child, but they have important protective uses, too. Did you know a quality pair of sunglasses can provide simultaneous protection from exposure to UV rays and injuries?