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pediatric ophthalmology Archives

National study of two surgical interventions for exotropia shows no detectable difference

Nov. 22, 2023—A study comparing two surgical methods for repairing childhood intermittent exotropia (a common form of strabismus or eye misalignment, in which one or both eyes sometimes turn outward) were unable to detect a significant difference in the two methods.

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For young concussion patients, managing visual symptoms crucial

Jul. 19, 2022—A policy statement from Vanderbilt and other institutions says it’s essential that pediatricians and other clinicians know how to screen, identify and initiate clinical management of visual symptoms after this common childhood injury.

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Vision foundation’s longtime support key to Penn’s research efforts

Dec. 9, 2021—  by Nancy Humphrey John S. Penn, PhD, has been named the inaugural holder of the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) Directorship in Pediatric Vision Research at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute in honor of his contributions to the foundation and the field of vision research. Penn’s connection with the KTEF, which is committed to supporting...

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Study explores treatment options for babies with cataracts

Jun. 26, 2019—Cataracts are uncommon in babies but when they occur the cloudy lenses must be removed without delay or blindness may result.

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Award honors Donahue’s long-term efforts to improve children’s vision

Aug. 17, 2017—Sean Donahue, M.D., Ph.D., Sam and Darthea Coleman Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt, recently received the Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.

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Ophthalmology association honors VUMC’s Donahue

Aug. 4, 2016—Sean Donahue, M.D., Ph.D., Sam and Darthea Coleman Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), was recently named a Choosing Wisely Champion by the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).

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