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Eric Ball, MD

Eric Ball, MD

Dr. Eric Ball is a board-certified pediatrician on staff at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital. He completed his undergraduate studies at Duke University and attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ball completed his residency in pediatrics at Stanford University, including an extra year of service as pediatric chief resident.  He currently serves as president of the Orange County chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Originally from New Jersey, he developed an appreciation for healthcare working in his father’s small local pharmacy.

Eczema Treatment for Kids

Tuesday, 02 April 2019
Eczema Treatment for Kids

What is eczema? 

Atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, is a common skin condition that can plague everyone from babies to grown-ups. It can be as mild as a nuisance, or more serve with skin so dry it cracks, bleeds or gets infected. Most kids will get an itchy skin rash at some point in childhood, but about one out of every 10 kids will develop eczema.