Eye Conditions And Syndromes 74
This is the first installment from UK-based parent Karen and how she felt when her son, Fred, was diagnosed with a rare condition F.E.V.R., folded retinas across the middle of both eyes.
Cecily Morrison writes about her son Ronan, who has anophthalmia. She explains what anophthalmia is and describes his treatment in detail. They are expanding his eye socket so that a prosthesis can be worn later. The expansion also helps his face grow evenly.
Dr. Mark Borchert at Children's Hospital Los Angeles directs the world's largest study in optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH).
Advice from an adult with low vision and congenital nystagmus about how to adapt to everyday situations and how to ask for help when you need it!
A mother writes candidly about the birth and life of her son, Gabriel, who has Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).
The newest webcast from Perkins features Luisa Mayer, Ph.D., an internationally known specialist in visual field/functional vision testing.
LeAndra Lee writes about her daughter, Abigail, who is diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypopalsia and Septo Optic Dysplasia. LeAndra explains what ONH is and how it affects Abigail.
TVI Lisa LaDue answers readers' questions about O&M and TVI services and whether or not a visually impaired student should automatically be sat at the front of the classroom.
From the creators of the first app for kids with CVI, Tap-n-See Zoo, comes the Little Bear Sees blog! Here you'll find all sorts of fun ideas for activities and toys for children and babies with CVI, from lights and switches to (my favorite) a trip to the aquarium!