Pediatrics

Factors Predict Post-op Glaucoma in Kids

Five years after surgery, 20% of children with bilateral cataracts developed glaucoma.
10/16/2019

Blame Blunt Trauma for Most Pediatric Macular Holes

Visual acuity improves after closure, except when lesions are present.
10/16/2019

Screening Toddlers? Any VA Chart Will Do

Three common options were highly accurate in detecting significant refractive errors.
10/14/2019

MGD Can Affect Kids, Too

Many young patients reported signs and symptoms that were in line with mild dropout.
09/30/2019

Zinc Not Linked to Myopia in America

ODs now have a better understanding of the role dietary factors play in the condition.
09/26/2019

Peters’ Anomaly Eyes Steadily Decline Over Time

Kids with this rare condition had suboptimal outcomes with penetrating keratoplasty and required multiple surgeries for secondary glaucoma.
09/16/2019

Oral Prednisone Causes IOP Spikes in Kids

This treatment for autoimmune hepatitis increased pressure for 60% of children.
09/11/2019

Anti-VEGF Outcomes Superior to Lasers in ROP

Children with the retinal disorder may be better off avoiding the non-invasive option.
09/10/2019

Teen Goes Blind From Poor Diet

Eating foods lacking B vitamins led to nutritional optic neuropathy.
09/05/2019

Kids Tolerate 3D VR Games Well

Children fared better than adults in discomfort and after-effects.
08/15/2019

Upcoming Events

November 1-3, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Charleston
Location: Charleston Marriott
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Key Faculty: Doug Devries, Marc Bloomenstein, Robert P. Woodridge, Jack Schaeffer
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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December 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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December 13-14, 2019

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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