About the Author
A caring physician, Dr. Kenneth W. Wright is devoted to the welfare of children and the health of their eyes. He is an internationally respected pediatric ophthalmologist and strabismus surgeon. Dr. Wright started his carrier at USC Keck School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Los Angeles serving for 10 years. He then was Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology at The Cleveland Clinic for three years before returning to Los Angeles. For over twenty years Dr. Wright has enjoyed teaching pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus fellows, and has alumni throughout the world. Dr. Wright has authored more than 100 scientific research papers and 7 textbooks on ophthalmology and eye surgery including the renowned thousand page text; Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, by Oxford University Press, the award winning Atlas of Strabismus Surgery, by Springer Publishing, and the top selling book Pediatric Ophthalmology for Primary Care, by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Wright has operated on royalty and famous celebrities, however, as fate would have it his youngest of Dr. Wright's five children developed crossed eyes in infancy. Rather than refer out, Dr. Wright performed "early surgery" on his own son with great results, as his son later became a top sharp shooter in the US Marines Corp. Dr. Wright founded the Wright Foundation for Pediatric Ophthalmology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, whose mission is to reduce blindness and suffering from eye disorders in children through research, education, and clinical care. To this end, Dr. Wright has established a special pediatric eye clinic that serves underprivileged children. Dr. Yi Ning J. Strube is an Assistant Professor and Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus in the Department of Ophthalmology at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She is both a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology.