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Strabismus Surgery

May 11th, 2011 at 10:41 pm » Comments (0)

This type of surgery is the third most common eye surgery and in the United States alone more than 1.2 million operations are performed each year. The operation takes around 40 minutes and is performed under a general anaesthetic. The procedure is considered to be relatively low risk with low probability of further complications. Once […]



3-D Ads can help to detect Strabismus

February 1st, 2009 at 7:49 am » Comments (0)

3-D commericals can act as a screener for Strabismus. According to Dr. Kate Buffington, owner of Buffington Optometry in Woodruff , “not seeing the 3-D effects pop out at you could mean you have a vision problem.” http://www.wjfw.com/stories.html?sku=20090130172312



Pediatric Eye Disease Study in African American and Hispanic Children

August 15th, 2008 at 5:34 am » Comments (0)

A study about prevalence of Amblyopia and Strabismus in African American and Hispanic Children from Ages 6 to 72 Months. More information available at the link below; http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/577990



Tyrone’s preschool children to benefit from NIH & Nation Eye Institute’s grant for Strabismus screening

August 9th, 2008 at 8:37 am » Comments (0)

Tyrone Hospital in PA, has received a vision health grant from the National Institute of Health & National Eye Institute. The grant is being utilized to provide vision screenings for preschool-age children. More information can be found at the link below: http://www.tyronepa.com/news/article.php?id=12039



Gene identified whose mutation may affect the normal movement of eye and may lead to loss of vision in strabismic eye

August 2nd, 2008 at 10:53 am » Comments (0)

Mutations of the CHN1 gene give rise to a hyperactive gene product called a2 chimerin that in turn affects the normal eye development. More information available on the link below; http://www.abdn.ac.uk/mediareleases/release.php?id=1439



Combination of various treatments is best method for treatment of pediatric strabismus

August 2nd, 2008 at 10:19 am » Comments (0)

Dr.Vincent Paris recommends combination of occlusion and atropine as the best method for treating pediatric strabismus. More information available through the link below; Available from: http://www.osnsupersite.com/view.asp?rID=29983