Is Pinkeye Contagious?

Pinkeye, also known as conjunctivitis, is a commonly-occurring inflammation of the conjunctiva; this thin mucosal membrane lines the inner eyelid and the white part of the eye, providing a protective layer. Normally clear and unnoticeable, when it becomes inflamed through …

Causes of Pinkeye

Pinkeye — medically known as conjunctivitis — is an infection that causes inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin layer of tissue that lines both the whites of your eyes as well as the inner eyelid.  The membrane, which is clear …

Halloween Fun

The spookiest night of the year is almost here! How well do you know Halloween? Read on for some fun facts you may not have known about All Hallows Eve and the festivity surrounding it. Everyone knows a bright orange …

Halloween Costumes and Pain

Halloween should be a night that skews more toward the “treat” side of things than the “trick”. But accidents do happen, so take a few minutes to learn how to prevent pain and injury as a result of your child’s …

Preventing Halloween Accidents

For a kid on Halloween, the greatest fear is not getting enough candy. For their parents, concerns abound:  dark streets, crowds, candy from strangers, and everyone’s heightened sense of mischief can make for some anxiety on this holiday. Some concern, …