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  • Convergent Strabismus

    Convergent Strabismus

    I think my 3-year-old son has a mild case of convergent strabismus. How can this be treated?

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  • Stye

    Stye: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Hordeolum Introduction to stye: A stye looks like nothing more than an irritating bump on the eyelid. And this is usually true. But untreated styes occasionally spread and become serious infections. What is a stye? A stye is a bacterial infection of the glands at the edge of the eyelid. The bacteria involved […]

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  • Treatment of Amblyopia

    Treatment of Amblyopia

    Eye patches have long been a standard treatment for amblyopia, or lazy eye. But children and parents alike have a tough time following through. Even if the child is initially enthusiastic about looking like a pirate, the patch ordeal can soon get old. It did in my house.

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  • Photoscreening to Test the Vision of Babies, Toddlers, and Children with Developmental Delays

    Photoscreening to Test the Vision of Babies, Toddlers, and Children with Developmental Delays

    Cover one eye, and read these letters…  Testing the vision of babies, toddlers, and children with developmental delays can be difficult and inaccurate. It’s also important! Strabismus (eyes that don’t line up properly) and amblyopia (a normal eye that doesn’t see well — lazy eye) are common in children, but most young children go untested […]

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  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatment

    Bacterial Conjunctivitis Treatment

    What is the treatment for pinkeye?

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  • Fast Facts about Sun and our Eyes

    Fast Facts about Sun and our Eyes

    One of the great wonders of the human body is the ability of damaged cells to be repaired or replaced. Red blood cells, for instance, live for about 120 days. Each day, about 1% of your red blood cells retire to be replaced by a fresh generation. The lens of the eye is a notable […]

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