Author Archives: William O. Young MD

About William O. Young MD

Dr. Young is a board certified, fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologist. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and earned his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. After ophthalmology residency at MUSC’s Storm Eye Institute, he completed his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Young has practiced pediatric ophthalmology full time since 1994 and in 1997 founded Pediatric Ophthalmology Associates, P.A., Greensboro’s first ophthalmology practice specializing in treating children’s eye problems and adult strabismus. Dr. Young is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine. He teaches pediatric ophthalmology to medical students from UNC-Chapel Hill, as well as to family medicine residents from the Moses Cone Family Medicine Residency Program. In 2004, Dr. Young was recognized by his peers as one of the Top Doctors in the Triad, and since 2005, as one of America’s Best Doctors ®.

Dyslexia Treatment – What’s the Truth?

Recap the comments about Five Ways Not to Treat Dyslexia, take a further look at the evidence for these therapies and offer some suggestions to help parents be more critical in their evaluations of dyslexia treatments.