After a few long-winded, late-night conversations, we made the individual choice that we felt we needed to give Arthur every chance we could to establish his vision. We were going to fight for his sight.
we called the Pediatric Ophthalmologist on our own and requested an appointment without a referral. They fit us in the next Monday, and immediately knew something was not right in plain sight.
I loved this idea that was shared by Lisa – it combines some of my favorite things: books, libraries, and kids telling their own story.
Many, many thanks to Reena for sharing this story about her son’s year of patching. — Ann Z On April 5th, 2016, I touched my first patch. I picked my […]
A huge thanks to Dr. Kanevsky for writing this post about children and contact lenses. She addresses both when it’s important for babies and toddlers to have contacts, and information about […]
Huge thanks to Melissa for sending in this post, which covers one of my favorite topics: self-portraits of kids in glasses. It ran originally on her blog, A Boy, His […]
Tara from Happy Soul Project kindly sent in this post reflecting on a year since her little girl had eye surgery. She describes the fears and uncertainty that we all […]
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 […]
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 […]
Samantha is like most other kids: She love to read books, she plays outside with her friends, she gets hugs from her mom to make her feel better. Oh, and […]
Lindsay blogs about her son Jack, who was born with cataracts, at Jack’s Journey. She shared this lovely letter that she’s written to her new baby girl. – Ann Z […]
Every one is writing letters to their eye patches these days (Melissa shared hers recently, too)! Missy shared her own letter to her son, Austin’s patch. What would you say […]
Melissa, whose son, Anderson has a pediatric cataract, sent in this post dedicated to Anderson’s eye patch. She blogs at A boy, his brother, and the mischief they find. – […]
Georgina kindly shares the story of her daughter’s diagnosis and treatment of PHPV with us. Many, many thanks! – Ann Z I wanted to share our story and experiences of […]
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 […]