Retina Foundation Logo2
News/ Press Release

Pediatric Lab Sees 10,000th Patient!

Pediatric Eye Condition March 18, 2019

Since 1982, the Retina Foundation of the Southwest has been researching pediatric eye conditions to help infants and children with lazy eye, crossed eyes, cataracts, and other conditions. On March 18, 2019, our 10,000th patient completed his appointment. All visits to the Retina Foundation of the Southwest are completely free of charge thanks to generous support from foundations, corporations, and individuals.

The Crystal Charity Ball Pediatric Vision Laboratory’s current goals are:
1. To develop a better understanding of the role of binocular dysfunction in the etiology of esotropia (where one or both eyes turn inward).
2. To develop and evaluate binocular approaches to treatment of amblyopia (lazy eye).
3. To investigate new approaches to early detection of strabismus and amblyopia.
4. To determine how abnormal vision during infancy and childhood affects quality of life.

 

 

Pediatric Lab Sees 10,000th Patient!

Related Articles

Engaging iPad Game Approach as Alternative to Patching Retina Foundation Completes $3.7M Capital Campaign A Year Ago Today Eight New Volunteers Join Board of Directors Retina Foundation to Conduct First Optogenetics Gene Therapy Clinical Trial
Mailicon
Get the Latest Updates

Sign up to receive emails from Retina Foundation that will keep you up-to-date on our research and events.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Contact Us

Contact Us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
x

Please check all that apply:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

How did you learn about the
Retina Foundation of the Southwest?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Contact Us

Request an Appointment

Please complete this form if you are interested in speaking to a member of our team about your AMD.

all fields required

DOWNLOAD Printable Form