Pediatrics

How Amblyopia Impairs Children’s Everyday Function

Reading, writing and fine motor skills were among the visual processes significantly hindered, study finds.
06/08/2021

Minority Youth Less Likely to Undergo Diabetic Eye Exams

These individuals were also five times more likely to have DR than their white counterparts, study finds.
06/07/2021

Daytime Drowsiness Tied to Thinner Choroids in Kids

Chinese children with sleep disorders had a 13μm lower measurement on average.
03/29/2021

Pediatric Myopia Predicts Final Refraction

Younger age of onset and -3D or more SER linked with progression.
03/05/2021

Blepharoplasty-Induced Diplopia More Common Than Previously Thought

Almost 25% of surveyed surgeons say they’ve had at least one case of persistent diplopia following the procedure, research finds.
01/19/2021

Kids and Screens: Debating the Dangers

While blue light isn’t inherently detrimental to the eye, unmanaged device use may hinder children in other ways.
01/15/2021

Smaller Preemies at Higher Risk of Ocular Issues

Many of these younger patients also required optical correction, study reports.
01/13/2021

Corneal Problems After Ortho-K Greater in High Myopes

Still, the incidence of a significant ocular issue was only 6.9%.
09/25/2020

AI DR Screening Effective in Children

This technique was preferred over conventional screening in terms of accuracy and cost to patients.
09/22/2020

Race and Location Risk Factors for Glaucoma Nonadherence

An alarming 43% of pediatric glaucoma patients were lost to tertiary follow-up.
09/14/2020

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June 17, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO and David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
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June 23, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
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Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
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