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AAPOS pediatric ophthalmologist, Dr. Evan Silverstein gives Austin new hope for a healthy future

Austin, a 5-month-old boy in Richmond, Virginia, had tearing of his left eye, an issue not often considered alarming in young children. “His left eye was watering a lot, and we first thought it was pink eye,” his parents Cory and Michael said. After a round of antibiotic eye drops that provided no improvement, Austin...
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Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS Annual Dinner and Gala

Over 250 pediatric ophthalmologists, orthoptists, and guests came on-board to support the Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS annual dinner and Gala on March 29, 2019. The event was hosted on the USS Midway ship overlooking the San Diego Bay. It was a spectacular evening of great food, docent tours, flight simulation experiences, and lots of...
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Bird Box Challenge v. Real-Life Challenges of Vision Loss

Have you heard the buzz about blindfolded people doing the #BirdboxChallenge?   Netflix popular new thriller Bird Box, starring Sandra Bullock, has set records in its first week of release… and stirred up a trending new fad. The Bird Box challenge takes the main idea of Bird Box (characters in the film must wear a...
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Thank you Peter Montana and Miraflex!

Peter Montana and Miraflex reach $50,000 Giving Milestone!     This is a story of remarkable generosity and cheerful giving, and it is our honor to salute Peter Montana and Miraflex for reaching $50,000 in lifetime giving to the Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS. Peter started giving what he could to CEF in 2006. His...
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Ask about Vision Screening at your next Pediatrician visit!

  Ask about Vision Screening at your next Pediatrician visit!   The Children’s Eye Foundation is grateful to Richmond Pediatrics for helping us share the important message that vision screening is so important!   Vision screening of young children is challenging but vitally important to the health of our patients. As pediatricians, we know that...
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Happy Halloween from CEF!!!

  Happy Halloween from the Children’s Eye Foundation!   Encore Post! Halloween is such a fun time for so many families and we hope our helpful information will make your holiday the best one yet!   Fall is such a fun time and Halloween is a big part of celebrating the season! As we’re helping...
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Meet Caitlin! A Young Pianist Supporting CEF!

  Meet Caitlin! A Young Pianist Supporting CEF!   Caitlin’s concert was a huge success! And the Children’s Eye Foundation is grateful to her supporters who helped raise a total amount over $3,600! Thank you Caitlin!!   One of the best parts of the Children’s Eye Foundation of AAPOS is getting to hear from families...
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Brooklyn & Finn: How Vision Screening Saved Their Sight by Guest Author Jill Bonner

  The Children’s Eye Foundation is honored to share the following story of Brooklyn and Finn,  a super cute sister and brother who have both been greatly impacted by vision screening.  A very big thank you to their mom, Jill Bonner for sharing with us!  We hope that hearing stories like this will urge parents...
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