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.
Current understanding of what infants see. An article written by Lea Hyvarinen and others that reviews the current literature to give a great overview of how infants see and how […]
Many, many thanks to Laura from Oakland Avenue Blog for writing about her experiences with her son getting glasses, and their choice to get a second opinion. I’ve always recommended […]
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 […]
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 […]
Julie sent in this update to her daughter’s journey. Many thanks again, for sharing! You can read more of Julie’s writing at Balancing Mama. – Ann Z I have learned a […]
Many vision issues are hereditary, which can add to the calculations families go through when deciding if and how to add to their family. For those of us who have […]
I’ve recently learned about, and subsequently added some new links on the resources for parents page, and wanted to bring them to your attention. Thanks to everyone that has suggested […]
It took me a very long time before I could spell ophthalmologist right on the first try. I guess one of the perks of a kid in glasses is that […]
Glasses – Check Occlusion – Check Surgery – Check Prism Adaptation – Check Hmmm… is there something related to little ones in glasses that we haven’t tried yet???? Not that I […]
I’m reposting this comment from Stacy in hopes that others will have information for her. -Ann Z I have a 15 month old son, Ethan, and we just had our […]
Edited on 26-Jan-10 to correct the errors that Dr. Bonilla-Warford pointed out (thanks Nate!) – Ann Z Glasses prescriptions can be confusing – lots of numbers and abbreviations that aren’t […]
Melissa from Children’s Hospital Boston’s pediatric blog, Thrive, wrote about a baby undergoing a new surgical procedure, called keratoprosthesis to replace her damaged cornea with an artificial one. It’s an […]
In Tami’s story, her daughter Lilly passed the vision screening that their school system required for kindergarten, but was found to have amblyopia at an eye exam at an ophthalmologists […]