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Re an article on amblyopia by New York Times personal health columnist Jane Brody:

“Add Depth to Life, With Early Eye Exam”

By Jane E. Brody… 1,783 more words

Roger W. Smith

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is the most common visual impairment in US children. Early studies have shown virtual-reality games can be more effective than the traditional eye-patch treatment (yarrr!). 

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Let's get high (altitudes) in Colorado!

The Colorado trip! Everyone wants to hear about it, so I am not going to waste time with my usual dramatic pontification introduction. (As you heave your “Thank God” sigh). 4,991 more words

Cerebral Palsy

Video Games as Medical Aid

Video games can be a controversial subject. They can arouse contradictory discussions, being able to incite people to take equally passionate opposite stances, for or against them. 247 more words

Various Other Ramblings

Amblyopia! is not child's play, or "Lazy eyed Princess Donelle"

Doesn’t it sound like a fun kid’s game? With a kicky jingle and commercials on Nickelodeon?! Or the next big Disney Franchise?!

ummm….okay, that’s just me…. 597 more words


Amblyopia Affects Reading

  • Approximately 1-2 children in every classroom will suffer from amblyopia
  • Amblyopia is the most common one-eyed vision impairment in children
  • Amblyopia slows down reading speed…
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Vision Therapy Near Me

Pleased to Meet You: An Annoying Facebook-esque List of Facts That Won’t Clog Your Newsfeed


Okay, before I start, 2 things:

  1. I am absolutely blown. away by the feedback my first entry received. So, so humbling. I know in the last entry, I said I ultimately am doing this blog for myself, trying to be all aloof and cool, but not so secretly: I do care what you think.
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Cerebral Palsy