No doubt about it, Dr. Sarah Guillette’s career highlight occurred when a patient she fitted with specialty contact lenses wrote and illustrated a poem for her about his positive experience and hope for a bright future. The gratitude he showed sticks with her to this day. In fact, Dr. Guillette keeps the poem in her […]
Born at just 26 weeks old and 1 lb. 12 oz., tiny Nehemiah let his mom know he was going to be okay. “He came out crying so I knew he was going to be something special,” said Leslie, Nehemiah’s mom. “He had a hole in his heart, a serious brain bleed and seizures. The […]
Colton Champ’s strabismus bites the dust. The 4-year-old Queen fanatic is on the road to recovery after being diagnosed with strabismus (misaligned eyes) when he was just 18 months old. In February, Colton underwent surgery here to correct the crossing of his left eye to improve his vision and depth perception. As Colton rolled into […]
Not very long ago I started taking a lot more close up photos of pretty much everything… including of course my kids! I began to notice something interesting in every shot of Rory though. Her eyes never looked directly into the camera lens, one was always off, never quite aligned. I took her to see […]
While strabismus is usually a treatable condition, an early diagnosis offers the best chance for long-term success. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Nancy Hanna, a pediatric ophthalmologist at the Akron Children’s Hospital Vision Center, discusses the symptoms and treatments for crossed eyes and other alignment concerns.
I found out when I was about 20 weeks pregnant that Addison had a 2-vessel umbilical cord (SUA = single umbilical artery). All of the level 2 scans and high-risk doctors said she looked perfect, but we wouldn’t know until after she was born.