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What are the most common eye diseases in kids?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Pink eye

Far and away, the most common eye disease in kids is viral conjuctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye" because the eye is red and inflamed.
Other common eye diseases might be myopia (near-sightedness) and other inflammatory diseases such as a stye or a chalazion.

In brief: Pink eye

Far and away, the most common eye disease in kids is viral conjuctivitis, commonly known as "pink eye" because the eye is red and inflamed.
Other common eye diseases might be myopia (near-sightedness) and other inflammatory diseases such as a stye or a chalazion.
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Dr. Michael Mund
Ophthalmology

In brief: Conjunctivitis

Red eyes, usually conjunctiviis fro viral infection.

In brief: Conjunctivitis

Red eyes, usually conjunctiviis fro viral infection.
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