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
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
What if something as simple as a daily eye drop could slow down nearsightedness in children? Nearsightedness is on the rise around the world. In the United States, nearsightedness increased in children aged 12-17 from 12% in the early 1970’s to 30% by the early 2000’s. In other areas of the world the amount of… Read More
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Benjamin Ticho, M.D. gave a 3-hour presentation on “Strabismus and Amblyopia” at the Osler Institute Ophthalmology Comprehensive Review program in Chicago on September 4, 2019. Attended by several dozen ophthalmologists from around the country, this program features a definitive state of the art overview of ophthalmology. Dr. Ticho has been an invited featured speaker at… Read More
Benjamin Ticho, M.D. lectures on innovative glaucoma surgery: MIGS: Micro Incisional Glaucoma Surgery
Dr. Ticho and Dr. Chaglasian present to local optometrists on new technology and micro-incisional implants for treating glaucoma at the time of cataract surgery. Continuing education credits were awarded to the doctors of optometry who attended through the Illinois College of Optometry. Thank you to Glaukos for Sponsoring this event!
Amblyopia is the leading cause of vision loss in the pediatric population, but can be prevented if it is caught and treated on time. Often referred to as “lazy eye”, amblyopia is a developmental brain phenomenon, where the non-dominant or suppressed eye loses vision from disuse (much like a left-handed child gradually loses the ability… Read More
Culminating several years of research, Dr. Benjamin Ticho was invited to present results of research on the correction of children with crossed eyes (strabismus) at the recent European Ophthalmological Society conference held in Nice, France from June 12-15. While serving as faculty at the 2019 European Ophthalmology Society meeting in Nice, France, Dr. Benjamin Ticho… Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Sanders on being nominated for President-Elect of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society! This society was founded 125 years ago in 1893 and serves the purpose of “advancing educational opportunities for ophthalmologists in the Chicagoland area.”