Support Strabismus Awareness and Amy’s Vision Law

Strabismus Awareness RibbonYour Eyes Are Your Heart (Yeahinc.) has established and created The Official Strabismus Awareness page on Facebook. Yeahinc. encourages all parents to support Amy’s Vision Law which states: “Vision screening is not a substitute for a complete eye and vision evaluation by an eye doctor.” Click… Continue reading

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Suggested list of questions for your strabismus surgeon

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Blue question mark, public domain.

George Alexanian recently provided our Eyes Apart Strabismus Support Group with a list of questions he recommends for you to ask your strabismus surgeon. He did a great job with the list in the group, and has since refined it further. George

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Stereogram: Find the unattached ring that is not a circle

Stereogram: Unattached Ring

Courtesy: Sylvain Roques

Can you find the unattached ring that is not a circle? Click the thumbnail to try this stereogram, then use the back button in your browser to return to this page (see Caution below).

View a 3-D stereogram image by allowing your eyes to cross or drift while maintaining… Continue reading

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Emo-amblyopia controversy: Can Bieber fringe bang cut cause lazy eye?

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Emosmile, courtesy Lockal. Click for info.

The emo-amblyopia controversy began when leading Australian Optometrist Andrew Hogan said, “If a young emo chap has a fringe covering one eye all the time, that eye won’t see a lot of detail…and if it happens from a young age, that eye can become amblyotic.”… Continue reading

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Dry eye syndrome: where are my tears?

Water dropAbout 12 million Americans suffer from dry eye syndrome according to WebMD. If you, like me, are one of them, you know how uncomfortable this can be.

According to a WebMD report, “Tears are a combination of water, for moisture; oils, for lubrication; mucus, for even spreading; and antibodies and special proteins, for resistance to infection.”… Continue reading

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