Category Archives: Ophthalmology

What is strabismus?

Strabismus is a condition when a person’s eyes don’t line up, or when one or both eyes wander. The eyes may turn inward (esotropia), outward (exotropia), up (hypertropia) or down … Full Entry »

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Hopeful, not optimistic

  On Jan 15, 2009 (which happened to be my 28th birthday), I had my very first ultrasound for my first pregnancy. While scanning me, the doctor turned the screen and asked … Full Entry »

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Texas Children’s saved my sight

I was born two months premature in 1959. When I was born, I was diagnosed with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). ROP is a disease that can occur in premature babies, … Full Entry »

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Working toward my dream

In the beginning of February 2009, while practicing for the U.S. Junior Olympics in Tae-kwon-do, I became injured during conditioning training and didn’t overcome the injury. In the days following … Full Entry »

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Contact Lens Health Week

Parents, the beginning of a new school year is approaching quickly and when children are transitioning into a higher grade, the advancement may signify the time for a new style … Full Entry »

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