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.
If you have a young child and you’re wondering if they may have a vision issue — go, get them checked out now. Vision issues are notoriously hard for parents or pediatricians to catch in young kids without a full vision exam. As it turns out, a pediatric vision exam is a pretty easy, non-invasive way to either get peace of mind or, if your child does have a vision problem, get moving on treatment.
Today is World Sight Day 2014. World Sight Day is a day of global awareness of vision issues, the call to action for this year is one that’s near to […]
Recently, Zoe had an eye appointment and we heard something we’d never heard before: “come back in a year.” A year?!? Zoe has never in her life gone a full […]
Megan is 8 years old, she’s worn glasses since she was 10 months old for nystagmus. She wrote (on her own) a fantastic piece for her local paper that’s […]
One of the questions that you run in to a lot when you have a very little one in glasses is how an eye doctor can determine the prescription of […]
Maybe your child failed a vision screening at the pediatrician’s visit and you were given a referral, or maybe you’ve noticed that there seems to be something off about the […]
Today would have been Fred Rogers‘ – known to most of us as “Mister Rogers” – 85th birthday. For those readers who aren’t familiar with Fred Rogers, he hosted a […]
There are a lot of misconceptions out there about children’s vision and glasses for young kids. Here are the seven myths I’ve heard and read the most (and likely you’ve […]
Note – we have been lucky to enjoy a great relationship with Zoe’s pediatric ophthalmologist, but from comments here, in the facebook group, and other conversations I’ve had, I know […]
Zoe’s a pro at eye exams now. I don’t think I could even hazard a guess at how many times she’s been to the eye doctor in her 6 short […]
I haven’t done a link round up in a while, so here’s a few to check out! Children’s Eye Foundation 2012 Visions of Home Eye Care calendar (this link goes to […]
I’ve come across a pretty random assortment of links recently, on topics of vision therapy, cataracts, and a do-it-yourself iPhone app for vision testing. Questions for doctors – Stewart Snippets […]
Elliana and I were asked if we would review the book Hoppity Frog Has Two Clever Eyes, by Hazel Kay, illustrations by Joseph Kay, a product of http://www.kayfunpatch.com. It is a cute little rhyming […]
If your child has amblyopia and/or strabismus, you’re going to want to check this out: “Do You See With Your Eyes Or With Your Brain and … What Difference Does It […]