In the News

Katy clinic strives to help vision-impaired children (Houston Chronicle - 07/23/19)
The hospital’s Vision Enhancement Center was started earlier this year to help children with visual impairment make the most of the sight they have and to live a more independent lifestyle.


Youngsters with lazy eye feel less accepted by peers, less physically competent (Reuters - 02/18/19)
Lower self-perception of peer acceptance and physical competence are hallmarks of altered visual development in young children with amblyopia, researchers say.'


How Do You Get Pink Eye? (Health.com - 02/15/19)
The most common types of pink eye spread like respiratory infections, but there are a few other ways to contract conjunctivitis.


Who is taking care of my child’s eyes? (Texas Children's Blog - 11/09/18)
When it comes to eye care, titles can be confusing as you try to understand your providers.


Why eye drops are harmful to kids (Click2Houston - 10/25/18)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns the public about kids coming in contact with some key ingredients in eye drops and nose sprays.


Ella’s story: Prom with Pinto (Texas Children's Blog - 08/03/18)
My name is Ella, and I’m 16 years old. I’m a writer, photographer, artist, Christian and much more. I also have a genetic disorder called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, or EDS.


Hearing, vision checks key part of back-to-school process (Houston Chronicle - 07/27/18)
Back-to-school season brings many tasks to parents' to-do lists, from clothes shopping to updated vaccinations. Two areas that are also of importance are checking your child's vision and hearing.


Our eye clinic for special needs kids (Texas Children's Blog - 05/22/18)
At Texas Children’s Hospital, we recently opened our first Special Needs Eye Clinic.


5 tips for safely viewing the Great American Solar Eclipse (Texas Children's Blog - 08/17/17)
The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Astronomical Society offer these five tips for viewing the eclipse


What is strabismus? (Texas Children's Blog - 06/08/17)
Strabismus is a condition when a person’s eyes don’t line up, or when one or both eyes wander.


Hopeful, not optimistic (Texas Children's Blog - 03/15/17)
We were having TWINS! Sheer exhilaration and terror filled our veins.


Texas Children’s saved my sight (Texas Children's Blog - 03/13/17)
Around age 2, I was constantly rubbing my eyes and that’s when my parents decided to take me to Texas Children’s Hospital.


Texas Children's Hospital helps blind gymnast overcome obstacles (ABC 13 - 07/28/16)
One local gymnast has similar dreams, but the obstacles she's had to overcome are far more challenging.


Legally blind gymnast overcomes adversity through practice (ABC 13 - 01/04/15
An 11-year-old girl with Olympic dreams is legally blind, but that's not stopping her