Pediatrics

Kids Tolerate 3D VR Games Well

Children fared better than adults in discomfort and after-effects.
08/15/2019

Choroid Varies With Sex, Perinatal Characteristics

A thicker subfoveal area was associated with females and bigger babies.
08/15/2019

Evidence Mounts for Low-dose Atropine

In myopic children aged five to 16, 79% responded to treatment.
08/08/2019

Preemies Suffer Reduced Vision in Adulthood

These patients had significantly lower distance and near visual acuity, mean deviation and contrast sensitivity.
07/26/2019

Maryland Implements Screen Safety Guidelines

The state moves to limit digital device use in schools. A critic calls the policy “profoundly mediocre.”
07/17/2019

Hold the Glasses for Toddlers with Hyperopia

Most of these children didn’t have vision deterioration at three years.
07/11/2019

Visual-motor Integration Tied to Academic Success

Clinical tests identifying school children at risk of underachieving aid in patient management
07/05/2019

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

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 6-7, 2019

Retina Update 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Program Co-Chair: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 12 CE Credits 

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