pediatric ophthalmology

Myopia- rising problem for children and novel treatments

The rates of myopia (near-sightedness) are skyrocketing around the world. Near-sightedness is when a person’s distance vision is blurry. Myopia usually starts in elementary school and can worsen until high school. The more myopic one becomes, the closer the blur point is and the more dependent you are on wearing your glasses. Less time spent …

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A team of leading eye physicians and surgeons in Westport: Celebrating one year on Main Street

Do you need a comprehensive eye exam? Does your child or teenager need a vision test?  Make an appointment for an evaluation by one of the 4 physicians in the Westport location. There is a parking lot behind the building as well as parking in front of the building on Main Street. We are celebrating …

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Eye Examinations: Children with Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)

Assessment of vision and visual response can be challenging in children and teenagers with special needs. A visit to the eye doctor can present will a new set of challenges for the sensory experience for children with Down syndrome. At our practice, we are dedicated to making your child feel “at home” and to decrease …

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A Less Myopic View of Myopia — Increasing Incidence of Myopia in our Children

A Less Myopic View of Myopia Myopia (or near-sightedness) is a condition that is very common and its incidence is on the rise, world-wide.  In fact, it is a silent epidemic that few people are talking about. The health risks are underappreciated. Fifty years ago about 25% of young adults in the United States were …

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Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA): Ocular findings, treatment and screening

The link between JIA and eye inflammation (uveitis) has been known for about a century. Unlike other forms of uveitis, the eye of an affected JIA patient is often normal appearing & does not appears inflamed. The insidious onset of ocular inflammation can result in significant problems if diagnosis and treatment are delayed. Uveitis refers …

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