Differentiating Benign vs Malignant Conjunctival Tumors in Children

“There have been only a few series on conjunctival tumors in children, most of which have been histopathologic series and only one substantial previous clinical series on 262 cases from our department. In this current analysis, we assessed a large cohort of 806 consecutive conjunctiva tumors in children, and assessed, for the first time in […]

Building A Practice And A Relationship

Click to continue reading this wonderful article written about Drs. Carol & Jerry Shields; Soon to be found in EyeWorld Magazine’s February 2017 edition.

Competition between police department to raise money for Joey

“At least two police departments in the Wildwoods have decided to not only participate in No Shave November, but also compete to see who can raise more money to support the family of Joey Povio, a 7-year-old from Dennis Township suffering with retinoblastoma, a rare eye cancer.” Click to read more.

7-year-old cancer survivor gets prosthetic Cubs eyeball

“When an ocularist hand-painted Beckham Zobrist’s first prosthetic eye four years ago, he carefully crafted the piece to match his existing blue eye so no one would know that the boy, then only 3 years ago, had lost it to cancer unless Beckham wanted them to.” Click to read more.

Founders Award Lecturer gives update on retinal tumor research

Ocular oncology specialists have made strides in identifying and treating retinal tumors in recent years, Carol L. Shields, MD, told colleagues at the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting. Among new ways of identifying tumors, Shields said that the fundus finding of a retina achromic patch helps lead to the diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), which is […]