Tags » Strabismus

Eyes Contact Redux (or what happened in the optometrist's office, part 1)

During my vision therapy hiatus, I would from time to time succeed at looking at both my eyes in the mirror in the way most people make eye contact, “the act of looking directly into one another’s eyes.” … 646 more words


Going Back to Work Post-Surgery

Monday (it is currently 2:45 am on Sunday) I’m going back to work after a little over a week off for surgery. I am worried because I’ve gained a few pounds and I’m self-conscious about that. 145 more words

Mental Illness

The Flashbulb Chronicles / 1: Strands of Words

At two, my mother noticed, while I was in the bathtub, that my right eye did not move in unison with its neighbor-conspirator. Rather, it sank and struggled when I looked upward to my mother or drooped and veered when my gaze returned downward to the collection of Tupperware containers in the tub – from one to the next, I took such joy in transferring the bathwater. 1,319 more words


"Why Don't You Ask Me?"

I can’t begin to describe my emotions. This desire to keep working at vision therapy in some fashion has never left me over the last five years, since the March 2011 Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion brought my program with my Developmental Optometrist to an irreversible halt. 489 more words

Stereo Blindness


Ambliopia atau biasa disebut mata malas merupakan gangguan mata dimana penurunan tajam penglihatan tidak dapat dikoreksi dengan kacamata tanpa adanya kelainan struktural mata yang disebabkan oleh kurangnya rangsangan pada periode perkembangan tajam penglihatan. 429 more words


Some of June

Been busy so far this month…

Preparing for Evelyn’s surgery which is tomorrow.

We got a lot more of the garden planted too.

Scarlett is adjusting to her new glasses for her strabismus. 85 more words