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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.
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.

New computer-simulated prescribing strategies for glasses may help Down syndrome patients see better

New computer-simulated prescribing strategies for glasses may help Down syndrome patients see better

Expert panel recommends vision health screening in preschool-aged children

Expert panel recommends vision health screening in preschool-aged children

Surgical treatment of strabismus can be carried out at any age

Surgical treatment of strabismus can be carried out at any age

New report shows liquid detergent pods can cause eye injuries to children

New report shows liquid detergent pods can cause eye injuries to children

Report describes cardiopulmonary arrest in infant following cyclopentolate eyedrops

Report describes cardiopulmonary arrest in infant following cyclopentolate eyedrops

Study investigates association between preterm birth and later retinal detachment

Study investigates association between preterm birth and later retinal detachment

Portable screening devices allow pediatricians to screen children for vision problems

Portable screening devices allow pediatricians to screen children for vision problems

Study finds no evidence that stem cell therapy improves vision for children with ONH

Study finds no evidence that stem cell therapy improves vision for children with ONH

Adalimumab may be viable treatment option for patients with refractory pediatric uveitis

Adalimumab may be viable treatment option for patients with refractory pediatric uveitis

Increasing eye patching is effective at treating persistent amblyopia in children

Increasing eye patching is effective at treating persistent amblyopia in children

Botox Cosmetic receives FDA approval for treatment of crow’s feet lines

Botox Cosmetic receives FDA approval for treatment of crow’s feet lines

Researchers work on stem cell treatments to halt vision loss caused by diabetic retinopathy

Researchers work on stem cell treatments to halt vision loss caused by diabetic retinopathy

Pediatric blindness etiology varies around the globe

Pediatric blindness etiology varies around the globe

Amblyopia screening guidelines updated

Amblyopia screening guidelines updated

AAPOS committee revises guidelines for automated preschool vision screening

AAPOS committee revises guidelines for automated preschool vision screening

Cause of esodeviation differs in children, adults

Cause of esodeviation differs in children, adults