Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: What NJ Parents Should Know

Children's Eye Health And Safety Month: What New Jersey Parents Should Know

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month.  Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month began when Prevent Blindness America (PBA) declared the month’s recognition in an effort to educate parents on the importance of their children’s healthy vision.   NJ Top Docs reached out to a few of our reviewed and approved healthcare providers to see what systems currently exist for protecting our children’s vision.   NJ Top Doc, Dr. Benjamin Rosenblum of Advocare Atrium Pediatrics, understands that “as pediatricians the importance of vision screening in very young children to detect early problems that can lead to vision loss. Treating these problems is much easier if you address them before the vision loss occurs. We can refer such patients to a pediatric ophthalmologist for proper evaluation and treatment. We start formal vision screening on children at one year of age. This is in addition to our examination of the eyes at every preventative care visit starting at birth. We do formal vision screening with instruments that have become available in the last several years. These instruments allow us to detect potential problems that we are unable to detect with routine physical examinations and at ages before children can read standard Read More

NJ Top Docs Presents, Plaza Family Care

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NJ Top Docs Presents, Plaza Family Care Scotch Plains, NJ – June 8, 2017 Plaza Family Care has two locations, one in Hackettstown and one in Chester, New Jersey.  The practice has been specializing in family care, pediatrics, and internal medicine since 1973.   Plaza Family Care is open 365 days a year and  provides pediatric services including: Comprehensive care for infants, children, and adolescents All recommended immunizations Allergy evaluation and management Pulmonary Function Testing Asthma Treatment Monthly newborn classes Separate sick and well waiting areas to minimize contagion Child friendly exam rooms Minor Surgeries like: Lacerations Skin Lesions Ear Piercing   Patrick Caruso, M.D., F.A.A.P, Adam Dick, M.D., F.A.A.P, Melissa M. Libert, D.O, and Kristen Walsh, M.D., F.A.A.P, along with Family Practitioner, Unnati Tailor, D.O. have been reviewed and approved by NJ Top Docs.   Plaza Family Care also offers an internal medicine division that provides comprehensive adolescent and adult care services, including but not limited to: Routine Late Adolescent Exams Adult Annual Exams Immunizations: Adult and Adolescent Pulmonary Function Testing/Asthma Gastroenterology Colonoscopy   Reviewed and approved internists of Plaza Family Care include, Jim C. Chang, M.D. and Lillian Theune, D.O.   To learn more about Plaza Family Care, Read More