American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Healio brings you the highlights from American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus . Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAPOS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Top five articles from AAPOS

April 15, 2017
The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus annual meeting was held in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 2 to 6. …
Meeting News

Globe salvage rates better with IAC than IVC in select cases of unilateral retinoblastoma

April 12, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Intra-arterial chemotherapy resulted in better globe salvage than intravenous chemotherapy for treatment of unilateral…
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Earlier therapy reduces need for surgery in JIA-related uveitis

April 12, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The sooner a patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis-related and idiopathic uveitis receives both methotrexate and a…
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Younger children have larger reoperation risk after cataract surgery

April 11, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Children who undergo cataract surgery have a greater risk of needing reoperation if they are younger, according to a poster…
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i-ROP screening detects clinically significant disease

April 10, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The i-ROP system, a computer-based image analysis system, reliably and accurately detected clinically significant…
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Select criteria aid success of primary IOL implantation in infants

April 8, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When select criteria are met, primary IOL implantation is relatively safe and successful in children undergoing cataract…
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Controlling inflammation key for cataract surgery in children with uveitis

April 7, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The keys to success in cataract surgery in children with uveitis are making sure the inflammation stimulated by surgery is…
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Low-dose bevacizumab may be effective, safer for ROP

April 7, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bevacizumab doses that are a fraction of those studied in the BEAT-ROP trial may be successful in treatment of type 1…
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Transscleral IOL fixation with CTR yields improved vision, stability in pediatric ectopia lentis

April 6, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Transscleral fixation of an IOL using a capsular tension ring in children with ectopia lentis yielded improved vision and…
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Cerebral visual impairment may cause vision deficits in infants with Zika syndrome

April 5, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cerebral visual impairment may be an important cause of visual impairment in infants with congenital Zika syndrome…

Meeting Calendar

AAPOS Annual Meeting

April 2, 2017 - April 6, 2017

  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
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