I was recently contacted by a researcher from the University of Southhampton who is researching barriers and facilitators of patching or occlusion therapy. She is doing a survey of anyone […]
Looking for a fun book for kids who patch for amblyopia? “Amazing Amber and her Lazy Laser Eye” is a new children’s book featuring a superhero named Amber who just happens to need to wear a patch to defeat the villain.
I loved this idea that was shared by Lisa – it combines some of my favorite things: books, libraries, and kids telling their own story.
I’m excited to be reviewing three new books by Juliette Vignola, and Cynthia Davis and Baby Sue Acree. The authors of these books have all been through glasses either as […]
First, a quick note to say that I have updated the photo galleries with some wonderful new photos of kiddos in glasses and in patches. Thank you to everyone who […]
Updated: Thank you everyone who entered! Congratulations to Sheri and Fran, whose names were chosen as winners. Patching is never much fun, but sometimes a little bit can go a […]
Jacob cannot wait to get to the store to get his very own light up globe, but there are few things his mom needs to do first: pick up his […]
September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. It’s a silly day to enjoy saying “ARRRR” and “avast!” And in recent years, it’s also been a day to raise […]
Leah wrote asking if there were other parents of children with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Her son was just recently diagnosed and she wanted to touch base with other parents to see how it […]
A couple things turned up today that I wanted to mention briefly: Using Tetris to treat amblyopia – This study has gotten quite a bit of press recently, my favorite […]
Back in September, I wrote about a study out of the Netherlands that found that children were much more likely to comply with patching if they were given a cartoon […]
Megan has written before about patching her daughter Ruby. She’s back with an update and a question. -Ann Z To brace or not to brace…. And that is the question […]
As we approach the fifth anniversary of Little Four Eyes, I’ve been thinking back through our own 5 year journey of Zoe in glasses. I know when I was starting […]
Many thanks to Megan for sharing the story of her daughter, Ruby – Ann Z Ruby is just like any other 16 month old. She’s working on mastering the art […]
First, a huge, huge thank you to everyone that entered the patching contest. I loved reading all the entries, and seeing all the photos for the gallery (make sure to […]