Everyone has, at one point or another, scratched their eye subconsciously due to the feeling of irritation around the area. Most of the time, people get lucky and nothing major really happens but for others, this may result to an eye injury called a corneal abrasion.
Most responsible parents will have their child regularly checked by a pediatrician, but how many can say the same about annual checkups with a pediatric ophthalmologist? Many eye conditions can be treated, and even reversed, if caught early. This can save your child from a lifetime of poor vision or in some cases even worse.