Pediatric Eye Care Not a Priority to Parents

Proper education is needed to prevent visual issues down the road.

EDI-OCT Helps Spot Pediatric Drusen

Study shows the imaging technology can uncover most cases.

Pseudostrabismus May Convert to True Strabismus

While the percentage of those impacted by both was low, surgical intervention seemed to be a likely course of action.

Anesthesia Helpful for Pediatric CXL Patients

Uncooperative patients, particularly those with developmental delay, may find this a safe and efficient option.

DNA Predicts Future Myopia in Kids

Still, traditional cycloplegic autorefraction had more consistent results.

Vision Screening Catches Pediatric Refractive Errors

Astigmatism tops the list of the vision problems kids face, with hyperopia also common.

Secondhand Smoke Adversely Affects Kids’ Eyes

Each additional family smoker thinned the choroid by at least 5μm.

Myopia Control: Every Diopter Matters

Lowering a patient’s refractive error by 1D can save them up to a year of visual impairment.

Take a Break to Ease Myopia

Looking up from work or play every half hour has a preventive effect on young eyes.

Firearm Injuries Lead to Permanent Vision Loss in Youth

Black American male children are at the greatest risk of irreversible damage.

Upcoming Events

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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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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2019 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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