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Strabismus is a term used to describe eyes that are not straight and parallel. One eye may look straight ahead, while the other turns inward, outward, upward or downward. Strabismus is a serious eye condition that requires early medical treatment if it is to be successfully corrected.
Researchers examine wide range of visual impairments developed by stroke survivors

Researchers examine wide range of visual impairments developed by stroke survivors

Research finds serious visual impairment among children with congenital Zika syndrome

Research finds serious visual impairment among children with congenital Zika syndrome

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Developmental Split-Brain syndrome discovery

Developmental Split-Brain syndrome discovery

Researchers discover 'Developmental Split-Brain syndrome' caused by biallelic mutations in DCC gene

Researchers discover 'Developmental Split-Brain syndrome' caused by biallelic mutations in DCC gene

Scientists develop in vitro stem cell-based bioassay for detecting biological activity of BoNTs

Scientists develop in vitro stem cell-based bioassay for detecting biological activity of BoNTs

New techniques and treatments show promise for eliminating retinopathy of prematurity

New techniques and treatments show promise for eliminating retinopathy of prematurity

Scientist develops way to detect BoNT in biological samples

Scientist develops way to detect BoNT in biological samples

Children living in poor communities less likely to receive diagnosis for strabismus, study shows

Children living in poor communities less likely to receive diagnosis for strabismus, study shows

Steroid treatment linked to increased risk of retinopathy in very low birth weight infants

Steroid treatment linked to increased risk of retinopathy in very low birth weight infants

ADHD highly prevalent among children with vision problems

ADHD highly prevalent among children with vision problems

Incidence of childhood myopia has more than doubled over last 50 years among American children

Incidence of childhood myopia has more than doubled over last 50 years among American children

Study identifies amblyopia as key factor for poor reading in school-age children

Study identifies amblyopia as key factor for poor reading in school-age children

New approaches to treating amblyopia

New approaches to treating amblyopia

Tracking retinal changes may help doctors to adjust schizophrenia treatment in the future

Tracking retinal changes may help doctors to adjust schizophrenia treatment in the future

Computer model could help develop better strategies for treating early-childhood visual disorders

Computer model could help develop better strategies for treating early-childhood visual disorders

Extremely poor vision can be caused by strabismus in early childhood

Extremely poor vision can be caused by strabismus in early childhood

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai observes June 1st as World Orthoptics Day

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai observes June 1st as World Orthoptics Day

Report describes effectiveness of new computer-based vision-screening test for kids

Report describes effectiveness of new computer-based vision-screening test for kids

Non-powder gun-related pediatric eye injuries on the rise in U.S.

Non-powder gun-related pediatric eye injuries on the rise in U.S.