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Alexis Johnson

Eye care experts provide lifelong support for blind equestrian

When Alexis Johnson prepares to jump with her horse Joey in competition, she is keenly focused on what lies before her. There are no distractions, no nerves and no fear. As Joey jumps over the fence, Johnson feels like she’s flying – a feeling of pure joy and exhilaration. Her limitations are nonexistent. It doesn’t matter that she is legally blind.

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Kenley Overton and her family

Diagnosing eye cancer early preserves girl’s sight

When Kenley Overton’s parents took their infant daughter in for her four-month wellness checkup, they didn’t know much about retinoblastoma, the rare form of eye cancer that most commonly affects children. But that quickly changed.

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