Category: vision

Update on Vision and Motor Skill- 20 months

| January 31, 2008

Lyra wears her glasses now all the time, rarely taking them off except for at night. This is wonderful, however now they are nearly too small for her. They are beginning to leave marks on her nose where they are too tight, and they barely reach over her ears. This STINKS! I can’t believe we […]

Rotting Her Teeth & Rotting Her Brain

| January 8, 2008

Lyra had her first candy sucker this week. It was quite an interesting and entertaining event. She first got a “taste” of the sucker earlier that day during a visit to the doctor. We had to put it away shortly after the taste, when the doctor came in the room. Later that evening Lyra was […]

Seeing the spoon.

| February 10, 2007

How does a baby know to open her mouth for a spoonful of food? They see the spoon coming. In Lyra’s case, at 4 months, she couldn’t see the spoon coming. This made feeding her more difficult. We tried different sound cues to get her to open up. One that was more successful was tapping […]

Visits to Pediatric Ophthamologist

| February 5, 2007

Visits to the Pediatric Ophthalmologist-Dr. Trudi Grin- 1 month old- low pigment in eyes, nystagmus, strabismus, and photophobia. I’m told her vision will likely be anywhere from 20/60 to 20/2200 corrected. 3 months old- doctor still seeing the nystagmus and strabismus in both eyes, now seeing a little bit of farsightedness, but not enough for […]

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