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my son 5 yrs. old always rubbing his 2 eyes most of the time it seems to me an eye irritation especially after watching tv or playing games on ccomput?

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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Need Eye Check: At 5 year well child visit, vision screening done in most pediatric offices. American academy of pediatrics recommend visual acuity measurement at 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15 and 18 yrs. Now many pediatric offices has computerized machines: photo-screener or auto-refeactor. Some offices still use snellen chart. Your son needs to have an eye exam to find out the cause. Don't wait.
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
How much?: How much screen time (computer, tv, video games) is he getting per day? Almost everyone recommends limiting screen time for young children. It may be that he needs more books, parks, and attention.

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I suffer from eczema and find I always get white skin patches on my skin. I got dark colour skin so it shows. Is there anything I can do to prevent this?

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