April 28, 2021 · Leave a Comment
Ellen Teske isn’t one to sit still for too long. In the winter, you can find her on the ski slopes with her siblings or with her feet in snowshoes. During the summer, she is in her flower garden, at the local farmers market, biking or on her paddleboard. And there was no slowing down […]
February 21, 2020 · Leave a Comment
When doctors in Ohio told Robyn Lana they weren’t sure whether a brain aneurysm they found behind her right eye socket was causing the vision problems she’d been experiencing, Robyn turned to Mayo Clinic. Not only did her Mayo care team identify the true cause of her vision loss, they fixed it.
October 25, 2019 · Leave a Comment
Linda Schweikert’s eyesight took a turn for the worse overnight. But thanks to an expert team working across organizations, Linda got the vital treatment she needed in time.
June 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment
When one of his eyes was severely injured, Leo Druliner’s parents were worried that, due to the trauma, their toddler might never regain his vision in that eye. But a team of Mayo Clinic specialists went to work to repair the damage, and now Leo’s on the road to a successful recovery.
January 19, 2018 · Leave a Comment
When complications from diabetes threatened his vision, eye surgery and laser treatment at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire restored Brad Stevens’ sight.
June 28, 2017 · Leave a Comment
A horrific accident put Justin Mundt’s vision in peril. But despite his severe injury, quick assessment and care at Mayo Clinic preserved Justin’s sight.
April 28, 2017 · Leave a Comment
Today, 8-year-old Saydee is happy she can see well and ride in a car without feeling dizzy. At a visit with pediatric ophthalmologist Naomie Warner, D.O., in the Eye Care Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, last year, Saydee was diagnosed with lazy eye.
October 11, 2016 · Leave a Comment
When he was born 13 years ago, Connor Johnson was a “miracle baby,’ according to his parents. Kathleen and Curtiss Johnson had struggled for years to become and stay pregnant. They had given up hope, when they discovered they were nearly four months along. The miracle of Connor’s life took on new poignancy in the […]
October 29, 2015 · Leave a Comment
It was Halloween night, 2014. Brianna Bosley, 18, a studio arts major at the University of Arizona in Tucson, was planning to attend a party with friends. Some 100 miles to the north, in Scottsdale, Arizona, Dave Patel, M.D., a Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist, also was getting ready to celebrate Halloween with his 10-month-old son, something […]
July 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment
In many ways, Jenny Peterson was like other mothers of young children. She cooked and baked, cleaned and washed clothes, and cheered her children on from the sidelines of their activities. In one significant way, though, Jenny was different: She did all of these things without sight. Jenny lost her vision in 1976, after having […]