Pediatrics

Visual Disorders More Common in Children, Adolescents with ADHD

A large study concluded this is likely not a result of medication or misdiagnosis, though researchers did observe higher prevalence in non-stimulant vs. stimulant users.
10/25/2023

Not All Screen Time Is Created Equal

Moderate usage may not be harmful and might even improve some aspects of vision, study suggests.
09/28/2023

Study Documents Visual Troubles in Children Born Prematurely

Refractive errors—hyperopia in particular—and strabismus were far more common than retinal malformations sufficient enough to require anti-VEGF.
09/26/2023

Pediatric Exams Made Easy

Make a big impact with our smaller patients and take the time to address their visual needs.
05/15/2023

Nine Out of 10 of US Counties Have No Pediatric Ophthalmologists

Despite the subspecialty increasing its ranks by more than 300 individuals in the past 15 years, population grew at a faster rate proportionately.
02/02/2023

Close, Long-term Monitoring Needed in Retinopathy of Prematurity

Retreatment and preterm birth were associated with ocular problems in six-year-olds.
02/02/2023

Optometrists Play Key Role in Pediatric Referral

To improve efficiency in the healthcare system, a recent analysis argues these specialists should be relied on more, as their diagnostic accuracy was shown to be better than that of GPs and pediatricians.
10/19/2022

Topical Antibiotic Effective in Pediatric Acute Infective Conjunctivitis

However, placebo drops also seemed to have a therapeutic effect compared with no intervention.
10/17/2022

Consumer Product-related Pediatric Eye Injury Shows Decreasing Trend

Injuries remain common from golf, non-powder firearms and recreational sports, prompting more prevention efforts, study shows.
10/10/2022

Study Documents Indirect Effects of COVID-19 on Pediatric Eye Care

Kids have not received adequate eye care; less were reported to see a specialist for regular screenings and more reported vision issues even while wearing glasses since 2019.
10/05/2022

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February 29, 2024

Showcasing Inflammation and IOP Control
Location: Ruth's Chris Steak House
Presenter: Michael Chaglasian, OD
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: 7:15pm ET

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March 6, 2024

Addressing a Major Gap in the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease
Location: Virtual
Presenters:  Jennifer Loh, MD, and Damon Dierker, OD
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May 17-19, 2024

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care and Intrepid Eye Society's Spring Conference

Location: Omni La Costa, Carlsbad, California
Co-Chairs: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, and Selina McGee, OD,

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