Botfly removed from boy's eye after being bitten by a mosquito carrying the larvae. "Anterior Orbital Myiasis caused by Human Botfly," published in the July 2000 number of the Archives of Ophthalmology, a journal of the American Medical Association.
Do you have a Pterygium? A Pterygium is a non-cancerous growth on your conjunctiva. Most of the time these are harmless and are caused by excessive sun exposure. If yours is irritating come see Dr.Whipple for a consult for treatment.
Retinoblastoma is a rare type of eye cancer that usually develops in early childhood, typically before the age of This form of cancer develops in the retina. In most children with retinoblastoma, the disease affects only one eye.