Conditions We Treat

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Extreme Prematurity

A birth that occurs any time prior to 37 weeks of pregnancy is considered premature. Sometimes that baby is referred to as preterm, near-term or a preemie. The most extreme issues occur in babies born at less than 28 weeks.

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Eye Disorders in Children

Detailed information on eye disorders in children

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Eye Injury Corneal Abrasion

The cornea is the clear part of the eye that covers the iris and pupil. A corneal abrasion is an injury caused by something scratching or rubbing the surface of the eye.

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Eye Medicine and Vitamin K Injection for Newborns

Newborn babies routinely receive eye medicine and vitamin K injections soon after birth. Both prevent serious conditions.

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Eye Safety and First Aid

Detailed information on eye safety and tips to avoid eye injury

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Eye Trauma

Detailed information on eye trauma in children

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Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses

A child who needs vision correction may wear eyeglasses or contact lenses. Either choice comes in a range of choices.

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Eyelid Lacerations in Children

Eyelid lacerations are cuts to the eyelid. They are caused by injury.

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Helping Hands Patient Education Materials

Written and illustrated by medical, nursing and allied health professionals at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Helping Hand instructions are intended as a supplement to verbal instructions provided by a medical professional. The information is periodically reviewed and revised to reflect our current practice. However, Nationwide Children's Hospital is not responsible for any consequences resulting from the use or misuse of the information in the Helping Hands.