Monthly Archives: December 2019

Dr. Benjamin Ticho’s newest publication

Kudos to Benjamin Ticho, MD on the publication in the December issue of the American Journal of Ophthalmology entitled,  The Relationship of Age and Other Baseline Factors to Outcome of Initial Surgery for Intermittent Exotropia.     Along with his coauthors, Dr. Ticho demonstrated the effectiveness of surgical treatment of eye misalignment. In general, earlier treatment is desirable,… Read More

Botox: A new treatment for dry eyes and photophobia

Cosmetic Eye

Botulinum toxin A (Botox) was initially used medically by pediatric ophthalmologist Alan Scott in the treatment of eye misalignment (strabismus) and eyelid twiching (blepharospasm). Of course, Botox is now famously used to reduce facial wrinkles, but also a whole host of diseases, from excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) to muscle contractures and migraine headaches. Recently, studies have… Read More