Pediatrics

New Spectacle Design Cuts Myopia Progression by More than Half

Researchers suggest the lens is a less invasive treatment than other options.
06/05/2019

Study: Contact Lenses Adverse Effects Rare in Children

Researchers say the devices can help slow myopia.
05/29/2019

Amblyopia Common in Post-Cataract Children

More than half of these patients developed the condition, a recent study found.
05/27/2019

Pediatric Uveitis Due to Rheumatic Disease Persists

A 40-year follow up revealed 10% eventually went blind.
05/22/2019

Seborrheic Dermatitis May Cause MGD, DED

Patients should be evaluated for both and receive treatment as appropriate.
04/09/2019

More Evidence Encourages Time Outdoors for Myopia

Slight decrease in myopia found in kids who did outdoor activities.
04/05/2019

Young, Elderly at Risk for Ocular Toxin Exposure

Poison control centers handle thousands of calls each year for these emergencies.
04/02/2019

Better Nutrition May Protect Against Amblyopia

Study says children with the condition could benefit from vitamin B12, folate.
03/27/2019

Don’t Skip Pediatric Oculomotor Testing

Children with sensory processing disorder exhibit decreased oculomotor skills.
03/21/2019

Early Cataract Surgery a No-go for Some Infants

The procedure may put them at high risk of post-lensectomy glaucoma.
03/20/2019

Upcoming Events

October 4-5, 2019

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Program Chair: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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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 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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