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Nystagmus

Nystagmus is an involuntary swing-like movement of the eyes, causing the eyes to move rather than staying still to focus on a particular object. It usually is present in both eyes, but sometimes can only affect one. There are two main types of nystagmus, congenital/early onset and acquired. Will has congenital nystagmus. In congenital/early onset, …

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All done patch

As Will would say, “Jack all done patch.” Jack had a follow-up with Dr. Weiss at Seattle Children’s to determine if the patching was helping his weak eye. To recap, in November at his appointment they discovered that Jack’s left eye was weaker than his right eye. That started 6 weeks of patching everyday for …

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The eyes have it

Yesterday we had out 6 month check in with Dr. Weiss (William’s pediatric Ophthalmologist). He tested William’s visual acuity and did a complete examination on Jackson. Will’s visual acuity is doing well. He is still following the standard curve of normal eye development.  His acuity measured better than 6 months ago and we have also …