Pediatrics

OCT-A Can Assess Retinal Perfusion in Children With Amblyopia

Macular vessel density of the superficial capillary plexus is lower among these patients.
06/29/2022

Just One Hour of Smartphone Use Causes Ocular Discomfort in Kids

Blink rate decreased and interblink interval increased within the first minute of gaming on the device.
06/10/2022

Immunomodulatory Therapy Needed to Treat Pediatric Anterior Uveitis

Study shows early use is key to reducing complications and improving visual outcomes.
06/03/2022

Children with Vision Impairment More Likely to Develop Depression, Anxiety

Early detection and treatment of strabismus improves overall health and decreases cost burden.
06/02/2022

Study Shows High Prevalence of Refractive Errors in Children Born Preterm

Strabismus was also reported in a significant percentage of this patient population.
05/19/2022

Improved VA Noted Over Two Years in Pediatric Optic Neuritis

Still, associated neurologic autoimmune diagnoses were common.
04/04/2022

Strabismus Affects QOL, Even After Surgery

Those with the condition reported less satisfaction compared with visually normal children.
03/25/2022

Mental Illness in Children, Teens Associated With Eye Disease

Anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and depression were risk factors.
03/22/2022

Strabismus Patients at Higher Risk of Mental Illness

Study finds moderate association and encourages screening.
03/16/2022

Glaucoma Development Common After Childhood Lensectomy

Close monitoring for the disease, reduced vision and refractive error is needed in these patients, study finds.
02/15/2022

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
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December 10-11, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, and Steven Ferrucci, OD
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