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Adventures in Lenses

Posted on 11-15-2016

Adventures in Lenses I would like to share the stories of two women with whom I am currently working. Both are attorneys and long past the age where common wisdom accepts there is any way to reduce...

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Suture Self: Further Adventures in Strabismus Surgery

Posted on 09-14-2016

Suture Self: Further Adventures in Strabismus Surgery From time to time my colleagues talk about who has seen the patient with the greatest number of strabismus surgeries. Some of us have seen peop...

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Intermittent Strabismus and Eye Muscle Surgery

Posted on 04-26-2016

Intermittent Strabismus and Eye Muscle Surgery I just had the pleasure of meeting Joey – an adorable three year old – and his parents. They were referred to my office by an acquaintance...

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It Is Never Too Late: Adult Strabismus and Vision Therapy

Posted on 03-01-2016

It Is Never Too Late: Adult Strabismus and Vision Therapy I will be uncharacteristically brief. I would like to share with you a video posted on You Tube by a colleague, Dr. Lynn Marran of Yorb...

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To See Or Not To See, That Is The Question (Not Really)

Posted on 01-24-2016

To See Or Not To See, That Is The Question (Not Really) I am extremely nearsighted - have been since I was eight years old. My parents did sought the best treatment by the best doctors. There was n...

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Astigmatism

Posted on 12-15-2015

Astigmatism I thought it might be useful to talk about astigmatism, a subject I have written and lectured extensively about. Many people seem to know the word, but relatively few seem to have any i...

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Sandy Had Dry Eyes

Posted on 11-30-2015

Sandy Had Dry Eyes All eye care providers are accustomed to seeing people complaining of dry eye. There are various causes of dry eye – poor tear production, excessive tear evaporation or poo...

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I've Got Mail

Posted on 11-18-2015

Blurry In Broomall I am often contacted through this website with questions about vision problems. I try to answer people's questions personally whenever possible - sometimes in written form, s...

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75th annual Middle Atlantic Optometric Congress

Posted on 10-20-2015

75th annual Middle Atlantic Optometric Congress Just back from the 75th annual Middle Atlantic Optometric Congress in Pittsburgh, PA. I have been honored to speak at this meeting almost every year ...

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Strabismus, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

Posted on 09-10-2015

Strabismus, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder I guess I should thank my colleague Shirley Ha for sharing this very short article entitled RISK FACTORS FOR ESTROPIA...

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Optometrists Care About Vision and Reading

Posted on 07-18-2015

Optometrists Care About Vision and Reading Just back from the 21st Conference on Clinical Vision Care. As always the CCVC was sponsored by the Optometric Extension Program Foundation and held at th...

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Adventures in Strabismus Surgery

Posted on 07-08-2015

Adventures in Strabismus Surgery If you’ve been to this website/blog before you probably know that I have a great deal of experience helping people with all types of vision problems, includin...

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Seeing vs. Doing

Posted on 06-22-2015

Seeing vs. Doing Most people expect one thing and one thing only when visiting an eye doctor – the ability to read the 20/20 line on the distant eye chart. This is also the primary focus ...

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More Studies on Dyslexia and Vision

Posted on 06-02-2015

More Studies on Dyslexia and Vision Literally minutes after my last post on dyslexia and vision, two more items related to vision and learning came across my desk. Last time the issue was yet anoth...

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New Dyslexia Study

Posted on 05-27-2015

New Dyslexia Study Proves Once Again That Most MDs Don't Understand the Visual Process They just can’t seem to help themselves. Over and over again people in the medical community fin...

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End Myopia!

Posted on 04-13-2015

End Myopia! I was recently contacted by Jake Steiner at the End Myopia! website. This website is, not surprisingly, dedicated to providing a comprehensive body of information to people everywhere t...

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One Last Thing for Brain Injury Awareness Month

Posted on 03-31-2015

One last thing before the end of Brain Injury Awareness Month A recent NBC news story featured a long-used vision test that has become an important tool on the sidelines of sporting events. This te...

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Brain Injury Awareness Month - Marcia

Posted on 03-26-2015

Brain Injury Awareness Month - Marcia This is my final story for Brain Injury Awareness Month. Marcia is not the typical acquired brain injury patient. She actually has Multiple Sclerosis, but ...

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Brain Injury Awareness Month - Jayne

Posted on 03-23-2015

Brain Injury Awareness Month - Jayne Here is another, more typical, story for Brain Injury Awareness Month. Jayne was referred by her acupuncturist and came to me for the first time only after she ...

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Brain Injury Awareness Month - Bill

Posted on 03-17-2015

Brain Injury Awareness Month - Bill Here is another story for Brain Injury Awareness Month. This time it’s Bill. I’ve known Bill for many years, unlike most of my brain injured patients...

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