Latest Pediatric ophthalmology Stories

2011-10-24 10:11:31

A new study conducted in an eye clinic in India found that correction of amblyopia, also called "lazy eye," can be achieved in many older children, if they stick to a regimen that includes playing video games along with standard amblyopia treatment.

2011-08-17 13:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Natario Couser, MD, has joined the staff of Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists, located at Stony Point Surgery Center. Founding physician Edwin Wortham V, MD, noted that Dr.

2011-08-05 14:32:00

BARDONIA, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For any patient, eye surgery can be daunting, but when the prospective patient is a toddler, or even an infant, an ophthalmologist must ease the fears of the whole family. Rockland Eye Physicians' Dr.

2011-07-28 10:39:00

DALLAS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Eye Foundation and RIPROP join forces to support the development of a compact and inexpensive device to detect retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a treatable disorder that can cause blindness in premature babies.

2011-07-07 11:00:00

Device identifies vision loss in children as young as 2, when it's most treatable BOSTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A simple, seconds-long screening exam with a handheld scanning device may enable pediatricians to identify "lazy eye," a loss of vision in a structurally normal eye, in children as young as 2, report ophthalmologists at Children's Hospital Boston, who tested the device in 202 children.

2011-05-19 08:20:00

Wills Eye Institute and Thomas Jefferson University Establish the Wills Vision Research Center at Jefferson PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new vision research center based in Philadelphia will foster regional, national and global collaborations among a diverse group of exceptional clinicians and researchers working to better diagnose, treat and prevent visual diseases. Wills Eye Institute and Thomas Jefferson University announce the creation of the Wills Vision...

2011-01-31 16:08:00

New Statement from U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommends Vision Screening for All Children at Least Once Between 3 and 5 FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan.

2010-11-23 00:01:31

Donate your used eyeglasses at Excel Eye Center in Lehi, Utah and receive a free eye exam. Your donated glasses will go to rural areas and nations suffering from poverty and lack of medical care.

2010-10-14 12:05:00

FedEx Commitment to the International Community Yields Continuing Medical Education Training Programs in Sub-Specialized Eye Care NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Doan Huyen Vi of Da Nang, Vietnam and Dr.

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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.