Strabismus and Amblyopia Pediatric Patient Stories

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Steven: A new look on life

Steven McCarthy never imagined he would someday drive without prism glasses, participate in sports or be able to sit through a movie or play without developing headaches. Read Steven’s story.

Janice: Starting again;

Janice Pauk thought that she was having an anxiety attack when she was driving and began to see red flashes before her. All of a sudden, she couldn't tell how far she was from the car in front of her. Read Janice's story.

Janet: Discovering a cure exists

For nearly two years after taking a terrible fall that left her with strabismus (misaligned eyes), Janet Gurski, 72, searched for treatment that would restore her depth perception and alleviate the double vision that became unbearable. Yet, she was repeatedly told that there was no cure and that she would have to live with it. Read Janet's story.

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