Doctors May Be Over-Screening Premature Infants for Retinopathy

Study: fewer babies than thought are likely to progress.

Vision Impairment Reduces Self-perception, Complicates Development

Amblyopic children had lower self-esteem that was associated with slower reading speed and worse motor skills.

Electronic Displays Not Cause of Accommodative Lag in Children

Near targets and accommodative lag create hyperopic focus, however.

Surgery Targets Nonaccommodative Esotropia

Nearly half of the patients were successful.

Amblyopia: There’s An App For That

‘GoCheckKids’ is able to identify risk factors in young patients.

Cesarean Section a Risk Factor for CNLDO

Infants with condition delivered in this manner require a more complex clinical course.

Starting Stage of Retinoblastoma Identified in Children

However, researchers found discrepancies in mouse models that raise doubts.

ROP Outcomes in Premature Infants Evaluated

Postnatal exams of large cohort reveal it occurs in over 40% of patients screened for it.

Perimetry Options Put to the Test

Both Goldmann and Octopus models provide valuable data for children older than eight.

Orthokeratology a Boon for Quality of Life

Study says kids wearing myopia control lenses are more self-confident and outgoing.

Upcoming Events

February 15-19, 2019

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Hotel
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Leo Semes, OD
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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March 7-10, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 20 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
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2018 Conference Planner

Review of Optometry is pleased to offer this annual guide to live educational events for this year, ranging from local one-day seminars to the national meetings that span multiple days.

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