Children-related Health Articles

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The Complete Guide to Eczema in Hong Kong

Eczema is a common chronic skin condition. In Hong Kong, roughly one in five people suffers from eczema at different periods of their life. It is the most common paediatric skin disease, affecting 30% of children in Hong Kong and 15-20% worldwide.  What is Eczema? Eczema is a dermatologic condition bringing inflammation, itchiness, redness and […]

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Why Is Cough Syrup Unsafe For Children?

It’s inevitable that at some point, your children will come down with a cough. Hearing them suffering with a cough, particularly through the night, can be a painful thing to listen to as a parent. We checked in with family practitioner Dr. Lily Wong 黃淑婷醫生 to find out why conventional cough syrups are no longer […]

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Expert Advice: Helping your Child Cope with Earache on Airplanes

If you think being near a crying baby on a flight is a fate worse than death, you haven’t been the parent of that screaming child. With a little preparation, it’s possible to stave off ear pain. We checked in with ENT specialist Dr. David Ho 何志謙醫生 about how to avoid ear pain for the whole family. […]

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Eye Tests for Children | Where to Go in Hong Kong

Vision is a crucial part of learning and developing as children grow and explore their world. A child’s visual system grows and develops from being able to see in fuzzy black and white as a newborn to fully mature at the age of eight. So, at what age should children first visit an eye expert […]

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