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Specially Special Sister

I just filled out a form requested by a youngest and dearest sibling. She gets excited every time she does something for herself or anything about arts (she loves DIYs). 495 more words

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Post 2: Vision Therapy Sessions 1 - 16

Vision Therapy

The Optometrist that we’re working with recommends 16 sessions of vision therapy (two 1-hour sessions every week) between his assessments.  I scheduled all 16 of the appointments which fall between August and October 2017 because having the first “wave” of therapy on my Google Calendar makes me feel a little more in control of this situation which otherwise feels overwhelming, sad, scary, and frustrating. 306 more words

Extropia

Post 1: Something is Wrong

The Boy Who Reads with One Eye

Hindsight is 20/20. Pun intended. I first took action related to my 7-year old son’s vision in August 2017 as he sat reading a passage with his tutor at my dining room table.  1,060 more words

Extropia

"What's wrong with your eye?"

Unfortunately, that’s a question I get asked waaaaaaay too much, especially when I was a kid. And I never had an answer, because I never thought anything was wrong, but everyone else did. 818 more words

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Esotropia & My Daughter 👀

Esotropia is a form of strabismus in which one or both eyes turns inward. The condition can be constantly present, or occur intermittently, and can give the affected individual a “cross-eyed” appearance.

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What I'm Researching - June 10

The first time I went to the doctor to find out why I was seeing double, my GP sent me to a neurologist. In 2010, the initial tests were for neurological disorders. 415 more words

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Duane Syndrome


What is Duane Syndrome? Duane syndrome is a congenital strabismus eye movement disorder. Duane syndrome is characterized by horizontal eye The post Duane Syndrome appeared first on SyndromesPedia – Medical Syndromes Information Portal.
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