Pediatrics

Top Story

Naidoo introduces global children's vision program

April 19, 2016

NEW YORK – “The Our Children’s Vision global campaign has been launched to ensure we make child eye health accessible to children all over the world,” Kovin Naidoo, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute and campaign director for Our Children’s Vision, told Primary Care Optometry News here at Vision Expo East.

Meeting News Coverage

Essilor supports efforts to address children’s vision

April 19, 2016
NEW YORK – “Uncorrected refractive error is probably the biggest disability in the world,” Jayanth Bhuvaraghan said. “It’s not an expensive…
Meeting News Coverage

Treat myopia as a disease, speakers say

April 15, 2016
NEW YORK – Myopia is a disease, two speakers here at Vision Expo East said, and myopia progression should be managed.“It’s not just refractive…
Meeting News Coverage

Portable electroretinography device may enable screening without sedation

April 14, 2016
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A portable device may eliminate the need for sedated electroretinograms in screening for retinal disease in children with nystagmus…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with…
More »
Meeting News Coverage

Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and…
More »
Featured
Vision Expo East

Vision Expo East

Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma patients found to have greater risk of unsafe driving

April 26, 2016
Glaucoma patients at the greatest risk for unsafe driving exhibited slower performance on psychometric and mobility…
More »
Meeting News CoverageVideo

Naidoo introduces global children's vision program

April 19, 2016
NEW YORK – “The Our Children’s Vision global campaign has been launched to ensure we make child eye health accessible to children…
Meeting News Coverage

Essilor supports efforts to address children’s vision

April 19, 2016
NEW YORK – “Uncorrected refractive error is probably the biggest disability in the world,” Jayanth Bhuvaraghan said…
Meeting News Coverage

Treat myopia as a disease, speakers say

April 15, 2016
NEW YORK – Myopia is a disease, two speakers here at Vision Expo East said, and myopia progression should be managed.“It’s not just…
Meeting News Coverage

Portable electroretinography device may enable screening without sedation

April 14, 2016
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A portable device may eliminate the need for sedated electroretinograms in screening for retinal disease in…

Optometry Giving Sight launches children’s vision campaign

April 14, 2016
Optometry Giving Sight co-hosted the official launch of the Our Children’s Vision Campaign at the Australian Consulate in New York, just prior…
Meeting News Coverage

Peripheral retina strategies may impede myopia progression

April 13, 2016
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — By concentrating on peripheral retina strategies and moving beyond “foveocentric” strategies, it may…
Meeting News Coverage

Surgical success rate similar between two- and three-muscle approaches to correct large-angle esotropia

April 12, 2016
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Mediocre long-term outcomes were achieved after single surgery with either a uniform two-muscle approach or a…
Meeting News Coverage

Study quantifies significant time spent documenting in EHRs

April 11, 2016
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Like in other ophthalmic specialties, a significant amount of the pediatric ophthalmologist’s time is spent…
Meeting News Coverage

Premature infants without ROP still at risk for ocular pathology

April 11, 2016
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Ocular pathology may be missed in premature infants with no or mild retinopathy of prematurity who are not…
Meeting News Coverage

Orbis receives Champion for Vision award

April 8, 2016
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Orbis International, sometimes better known as the Flying Eye Hospital, was lauded as a Champion for Vision at…
More Headlines »
morganatic-roan morganatic-roan