Pediatrics

New genetic mutation behind childhood glaucoma identified

Researchers found through DNA sequencing and confirmed in further testing that a genetic mutation in the THBS1 gene led to the development of severe childhood glaucoma. The discovery may improve disease screening and personalize treatments.

Visual outcomes after secondary IOL implantation in aphakic children

According to physicians, patients who do not undergo second procedure are more likely to develop glaucoma.

UC Davis tests microshunt in children with refractory childhood glaucoma

The case series included 12 eyes of children with refractory childhood glaucoma who needed trabeculectomy or implantation of a glaucoma drainage device.

Dr Donny Suh: Finding purpose and passion for ophthalmology

October 11, 2022

Donny W. Suh, MD, finds his love for practicing pediatric ophthalmology grows stronger with each passing year. He offers two tips to fellow physicians and his residents and fellows for managing the stressors of daily practice and for getting a good night’s sleep. He also shares his journey in a book called “Catching A Star,” with all proceeds going to a medical mission program.