Patient Success Stories

Read inspiring stories of hope from patients and families treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Sara's Fight for Sight

When the attending pediatrician performed the neonatal screening on baby Sara, the doctor noticed that the newborn’s left eye was cloudy and unresponsive to light. The family was immediately referred to Nicklaus Children’s Division of Ophthalmology for a more thorough examination. Read this story.

A Cure for Myles

After losing the ability to see out of both eyes, Tinsley sought help at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Division of Ophthalmology, where it was determined that Myles had cataract, likely caused by long-term use of steroids. Within a week of the consultation, Myles underwent cataract surgery with Dr. Zenia Aguilera, a pediatric ophthalmologist. Read this story.

Christina's Success Story

Christina, she was able to get immediate treatment for cataracts at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, and underwent operations that saved her sight. Now 6 years old, she has perfect vision with glasses, is involved in her school’s gifted program, and is on her way to becoming a rock star. Read this story.

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Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

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Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137