Pediatrics

RNFL and Choroid Thinning Found with Malnourishment

SD-OCT screening identifies correlation between decreased thickness and severity.
03/30/2020

Delaying Enucleation in Retinoblastoma May Be Risky

Children with four or more pre-surgery chemo rounds had lower survival rates.
03/18/2020

Three Behaviors Shown to Decrease Myopia

Longer near work distance, taking a break every 30 minutes and more outdoor activity all reduce progression.
03/09/2020

Young Eyes Frequently Exposed to Household Cleaners

Two-year-olds had the highest rate of incidents.
03/09/2020

Experts Offer Solutions to Poor Spectacle Compliance

A study suggests providing health education and strengthening vision care for children with refractive error.
03/09/2020

IOLs So-so for Congenital Cataracts

Only 25% of children had excellent VA 10 years after implantation.
03/05/2020

Younger Patients More Prone to Steroid-induced IOP Rise

Those under age 31 in particular require greater monitoring.
02/28/2020

Outdoor Time Slows Myopia Onset

The long-suspected association was borne out by a school policy mandating two hours per day of outside activity.
02/21/2020

Chemo Effective Long-term for Retinoblastoma

Keep this finding in mind when assessing glaucoma suspects.
02/17/2020

Subfoveal Choroid Possible Marker of Preeclampsia

Study finds thickness increases proportionally with severity of the condition.
02/12/2020

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