Pediatrics

Amblyopia, Strabismus Hinder Kids’ Academic Success

Students with motor deficits need more time to complete multiple-choice answer forms.
06/22/2018

ER Visits Decline for Pediatric Eye Injuries

A majority of children presented with discharge alone.
06/18/2018

Prematurity, Race Risk Factors for Infant Duct Obstruction

A majority of children presented with discharge alone.
06/15/2018

Pediatric CXL Shows Long-term Safety, But Don’t Rush It

Untreated eyes in the same patients did not display progression over five years, researchers found.
06/04/2018

Neonatal Caffeine Therapy: Positive Outcomes

A follow-up study in Pediatrics examined 11-year-old patients.
04/23/2018

The Autism-Accommodative Connection

Research finds a threefold increase in visual deficits among those on the spectrum.
04/06/2018

School and Parents Affect Kids’ Light Exposure

Children mimic their parents’ behaviors, providing another method of modifying environmental influences on eye growth.
04/06/2018

News Review

OD Regulations | Eye Dominance | Drug Patents | Diabetic Retinopathy
11/15/2017

Managing Amblyopia: Can Vision Therapy Cut It?

New technologies are making this once-controversial treatment option more viable.
10/15/2017

Testing Children for Accommodative and Convergence Disorders

To obtain accurate test results for pediatric patients, consider these clinical strategies.
10/15/2017

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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