Eye & Vision Problems

Eye infections can affect your baby's vision and result in red, watery, goopy eyes that are itchy and make it hard for your baby to see. Learn about 3 common eye conditions and treatments, including pinkeye, blocked tear duct, and sty.

3 Common Eye Conditions and Treatments

Find out how to identify and treat pinkeye, blocked tear ducts, and sties.

Baby Eye Drainage

My son's eyes have a yellowish drainage. Should I worry?

Redness Around a Baby's Eyes

My 11-month-old gets redness around her eyes often.

Your Guide to Baby's Vision and Hearing

How the world comes into focus during the first year.


The video shows a girl with conjunctivitis or pinkeye. We can see that her right eye is swollen, red and watery.

The Surprising Reason Your Firstborn May Need Glasses

All that extra TLC you're heaping on your firstborn may have a downside: It could impact her vision.

Vision Quest: Your Baby's Eyes

Your baby looks beautiful to you, but how do you -- and the rest of the world -- look to him? A peek at how eyesight develops.

Baby's Vision Milestone: Seeing Clearly

Your baby's vision will go from blurry to bright in a few months. Learn how to make the most of his new views.

What Is Blepharitis?

If you notice Baby rubbing his eyes, which seem to be more swollen and irritated than usual, a little-known (but usually mild) condition called blepharitis might be the problem. Learn the symptoms of blepharitis and how to get proper treatment.

When to Worry: Pinkeye

Could your infant's swollen eye be pinkeye? Find out if your baby has the symptoms of this infection and how to treat it.

Eye Exams for Babies

It's important to make sure your baby's vision is on track from an early age, so before you schedule another well-baby exam with the pediatrician, here's what you need to know about infant eye exams.

Caring for a Baby With Vision Problems

Communication is crucial when caring for a baby with vision problems. Here are ways to help keep your little one's development on track.

When to Worry: Eye and Vision Problems

Are you worried that your little one is having problems with his eyes? Learn what could be wrong and whether to call the doctor.