Sean Donahue

Sean Donahue, MD, PhD

Sean Donahue to become president of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Sean Donahue, MD, PhD, Sam and Darthea Coleman Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, will become president of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in July.

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

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.

For young concussion patients, managing visual symptoms crucial

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.

New program expands options for prescribing investigational therapies

A new group called Access to Investigational Medicine is assisting clinicians who want to seek compassionate use of investigational therapies for their patients.

David Morrison, MD, and colleagues are studying whether to implant an artificial intraocular lens or fit a contact lens over a baby’s cornea after cataract surgery.

Study explores treatment options for babies with cataracts

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

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

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.