Category Archives: Children’s Vision

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It’s Back To School Time Again!

It’s hard to believe it, but it’s back to school time. Yep. time for trips to grab school supplies, clothes, and much more. But Don’t forget the back to school eye exams!

Check out our back to school deals on optical, contacts and more on our Back to School page!


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Welcome Dr. Birva K. Shah

Dr. Lipschultz Welcomes Dr. Birva K. Shah to Southland Eye!

Dr. Lipschultz is proud to announce, and welcome, Dr. Birva K. Shah to the practice, beginning in the November of 2019.

Dr. Shah is a residency trained optometrist, specializing in pediatric and contact lens care. She has extensive experience with binocular vision disorders, including strabismus, amblyopia, and convergence/accommodative disorders.  She also has extensive training in specialty contact lenses, scleral contact lenses, and diagnosis and management of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease.

Dr. Shah grew up on the western suburbs of Chicago, attended the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, is married, and has one lovely daughter.


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Happy child girl in eyeglasses reading books sitting at table

New Treatments to Slow Down Myopia Progression

Nearsightedness, (known in medical terms as myopia) is now considered an epidemic on a global basis. So many children are developing myopia that significant research is underway, searching for how to slow down the progression of this disorder.

There are several treatment options, some of which have been used for decades, but had very little scientific evidence that they truly worked. The most common options our office is now recommending to patients includes bifocal contact lenses, bifocal glasses, orthokeratology, and a low does eye drop called atropine.  We have explored all of these as reasonable treatment options.

Below is a link to an interesting article posted to the National Institute of Health website. For those of you who enjoy the meat of the research, here is a link to the summary.

If you have a child who you would like us to evaluate and explain the various myopia control treatment options, please contact the office at your convenience at 708-481-4600.

Interventions to Reduce Myopia Progression in Children.


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Back To School Eye Exams

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It’s hard to believe it, but it’s back to school time. Yep. time for trips to grab school supplies, clothes, and much more. But Don’t forget the back to school eye exams!

Check out our back to school deals on optical, contacts and more on our Back to School page!

 


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New Clinical Trial Starts: Convergence Insufficiency (CITT-ART Trial) Evaluated

Dr. Susan CotterDr. Lipschultz wife, Dr. Susan Cotter, continues to pursue the answers to various questions about children’s vision disorders. The CITT-ART multi-center clinical trial is underway! Read more about the CITT-ART clinical trial at www.citt-art.com.