EYE TERMS AND FACTS

Weblinks and information resources

Learning disabilities

learn more about learning problems, dyslexia, and current therapies. Please download the toolkit here.

The Dyslexic CEO (Fortune Magazine) article is here

vision therapy

We offer vision therapy for many conditions that affect both children and adults with strabismus and amblyopia. 

More information about Vision Therapy.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations on Vision Therapy and Learning Disabiiities.

The Optician's perspective on Vision Therapy.

For Home Vision Testing click here

Television

How much television should my child watch? What types of programs? When should we let them watch? Find answers here

Weblinks

The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

          AAPOS Disease Library

          EyeSmart Library

The Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS)

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

Web MD: Strabismus Overview 

Eyesmart: Know your risks, save your sight:

                          Astigmatism

                          Chalazion and Stye

                          Eye Anatomy

                          Facts & Myths About the Eyes

                          Farsightedness (hyperopia)

                          Nearsightedness (myopia)

                          Nystagmus

                          Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)

                          Pseudostrabismus

                          Retinoblastoma

                          Retinopathy of Prematurity

                          Strabismus

                          Vision Therapy for Learning Disabilities

 

The American Academy of Pediatrics resource for child health:

www.healthychildren.org

Vision development in infants and children.

Vision screening for children.

 

If you don't see your condition listed here, check the search box above for aapos.org or click the eyesmart link. Both sites have a compendium of information about eye diseases, conditions, and treatments!

Color Deficiency Information and Resources. Genetic information here. Review of the subject here. An excellent compilation of resources can be found here.

All About Vision: Strabismus surgery

                          Children's Vision

Who is caring for your child's eyes? What is the difference between an ophthalmologist (EyeM.D.) and Optometrist?