Sara's Fight for Sight


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A Cure for Myles
08/04/2016 — 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.
Christina's Success Story
01/09/2012 — 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.

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Sixty-one Physicians on Nicklaus Children's Hospital Medical Staff Make Prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America® List
11/24/2015 — Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. 
 

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Special needs students run gift shop
11/28/2017 — The young men are special education students who run the gift shop with their classmates, all of whom have autism or an intellectual disability. Together, the students order merchandise, stock the shelves, serve customers and calculate profits.
Did Marijuana Really Cause an Infant's Death?
11/21/2017 —

For an 11-month-old boy in Denver, ingesting marijuana may have triggered a heart problem that ultimately led to his death, according to a recent report of the case.

If the report's hypothesis is true, the case would mark the first time a person has died from a marijuana overdose. But the findings are far from definitive — as a single case, the report cannot prove that marijuana exposure was actually the cause of the infant's death.