Pediatrics

Study Supports Drops for Myopia

New research validates the use of atropine.
02/11/2019

Optometrists have Options for Dilating Children

Pediatric patients do just as well with alternatives.
02/01/2019

Expand the Exam for Kids with Dyslexia

New data suggests a normal exam might miss key visual complications.
01/29/2019

Should Hyperopic Infants Wear Glasses?

Probably not, a study says, unless the child shows progression.
01/22/2019

Pediatric RRD Outcomes Favor Myopia Etiologies

In a recent study, 92% of such cases achieved successful reattachment.
01/08/2019

School Nurse Screenings Miss the Mark

However, additional vision exams accurately identified most children with CIE.
12/20/2018

Doctors May Be Over-Screening Premature Infants for Retinopathy

Study: fewer babies than thought are likely to progress.
12/05/2018

Vision Impairment Reduces Self-perception, Complicates Development

Amblyopic children had lower self-esteem that was associated with slower reading speed and worse motor skills.
11/20/2018

Electronic Displays Not Cause of Accommodative Lag in Children

Near targets and accommodative lag create hyperopic focus, however.
11/08/2018

Surgery Targets Nonaccommodative Esotropia

Nearly half of the patients were successful.
10/22/2018

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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April 11-13, 2019

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Diego
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)
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