Jul
17
2017

Edmond selected as chief of pediatric ophthalmology association

Dr. Jane Edmond has been selected to serve as president of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in 2020. The organization’s goals are to advance the quality of children’s eye care, support the training of pediatric ophthalmologists, support research activities in pediatric ophthalmology, and advance the care of adults with strabismus. Edmond is Read More…

Mar
21
2017

Former ophthalmology chief and strabismus pioneer dies at age 88

Dr. Gunter K. von Noorden, former chief and founder of Texas Children’s Hospital Ophthalmology, passed away February 18, 2017, at the age of 88. He was known as one of the “fathers of pediatric ophthalmology” for his contributions to strabismus surgery and overall leadership in the field for more than 40 years. Von Noorden committed Read More…

Jun
7
2016

Crockett joins Ophthalmology Division

Texas Children’s Hospital is excited to welcome Dr. Charlene Crockett to the hospital’s Ophthalmology Division. Crockett joined Texas Children’s Hospital in March as a pediatric ophthalmologist and is currently leading the hospital’s new Urgent Care Eye Clinic, which opened in January and currently receives patients with urgent ophthalmological needs. Prior to being brought on as Read More…

Jun
1
2016

Patients and families celebrate at Texas Children’s Hospital’s Craniosynostosis Reunion

More than 120 people recently attended Texas Children’s Hospital’s annual Craniosynostosis Reunion, which honors families whose children have undergone craniosynostosis surgery at the hospital. Donned in superhero T-shirts and capes, patients and their families enjoyed a day filled with games, socializing and laughter as they celebrated healed scars, which were barely visible in the patients’ Read More…

May
27
2015

New machine helps opthalmologists detect early signs of vision loss or problems

In children, early signs of vision loss or problems due to retina and/or optic nerve dysfunction can be difficult to detect and diagnose. A new machine, called Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), is the latest imaging technology allowing Texas Children’s pediatric ophthalmologists to evaluate for retinal diseases, uveitis and optic nerve disorders. “The OCT is an Read More…