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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.
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

FDA approves Allergan’s BOTOX to treat overactive bladder

FDA approves Allergan’s BOTOX to treat overactive bladder

Automated eye tests best for toddlers

Automated eye tests best for toddlers

Abnormal visual processing and circuitry in the brain impacts fixational saccades

Abnormal visual processing and circuitry in the brain impacts fixational saccades

Loyola offers corrective surgeries for adults with strabismus

Loyola offers corrective surgeries for adults with strabismus

Scientists identify three new genes associated with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma

Scientists identify three new genes associated with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma

Case study in the Journal of AAPOS highlights need for vigilance

Case study in the Journal of AAPOS highlights need for vigilance

Positive results from Allergan's BOTOX Phase III trials on idiopathic overactive bladder

Positive results from Allergan's BOTOX Phase III trials on idiopathic overactive bladder

Different brain structures control eye reflexes in the course of life

Different brain structures control eye reflexes in the course of life

Children under the age of 3 with NLDO more likely to develop amblyopia

Children under the age of 3 with NLDO more likely to develop amblyopia