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CEF: New & Improved for the Future

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”                         –Robert Siltanen CEF and AAPOS thrive today because our DNA is marked by people who had the courage and conviction to create magnificent change – to create a subspecialty to make life better for children and for...
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Meet SeeMore, CEF’s New All-Seeing Mascot

SeeMore is a smart, spunky owl perched high above to help spot the silent, sneaky thief of kids’ sight: amblyopia. SeeMore also helps CEF spread information to young parents wondering how to keep their child’s eyes healthy, and to people seeking information about a curious symptom or to learn about an eye condition.   SeeMore...
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A Simple Screening Can Save Sight

Amblyopia steals sight. It is the #1 cause of preventable permanent vision loss in children in the US.  It is so sneaky it can hide from even the most attentive parents and pediatricians. CEF’s mascot, SeeMore is perched above, reminding parents to SCREEN EYES EARLY (SEE).  Vision screening can spot amblyopia and other diseases early,...
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Children’s Eye Foundation is Kicking It Up a Notch!

  At this year’s annual AAPOS meeting in Nashville, the Children’s Eye Foundation is kicking it up a notch!  As they say, when in Tennessee…. have a Country Shindig!  This will be a special evening to celebrate the champions and visionaries of pediatric ophthalmology as we recognize this year’s Parks Silver Medal recipient, Dr. Al...
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The Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS is proud to host The Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Hall of Fame

Who Is Your Hero In Pediatric Ophthalmology And Strabismus?    Learn about extraordinary people who devoted their lives to improving vision care for children, so that every child can have a life with good sight. Discover the magnificent scientific discoveries in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus that have opened doors to better care of children’s eye...
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For Parents- A Child in Every Classroom (or 1 in 20) is at Risk for Permanent Vision Loss from Serious Eye Disorders. Are You 1? CEF Exists for the 1’s.

  One in 20 children will have a serious eye problem that needs to be treated by a specialist, a pediatric ophthalmologist.  A pediatric ophthalmologist is a medical and surgical doctor who graduated from medical school and specializes in the care of children’s eyes. Children’s Eye Foundation has an army of over 1,800 experts in kids eye care...
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