Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

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INSTRUCTIONS

1. Review the stated learning objectives on the first page of the CME article and determine if these objectives match your individual learning needs.

2. Read the article carefully. Do not neglect the tables and other illustrative materials, as they have been selected to enhance your knowledge and understanding.

3. The following quiz questions have been designed to provide a useful link between the CME article in the issue and your everyday practice. Read each question, choose the correct answer, and record your answer on the CME REGISTRATION FORM at the end of the quiz.

4. Type or print your full name and address and your date of birth in the space provided on the CME REGISTRATION FORM.

5. Complete the Evaluation portion of the CME Registration Form. Forms and quizzes cannot be processed if the Evaluation portion is incomplete. The Evaluation portion of the CME Registration Form will be separated from the quiz upon receipt at JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY & STRABISMUS. Your evaluation of this activity will in noway affect the scoring of your quiz. NO PAYMENT REQUIRED. You may be contacted at a future date with a follow-up survey to this activity.

6. Send the completed form to: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY & STRABISMUS CME Quiz, PO Box 36, Thorofare, NJ 08086.

7. Your answers will be graded, and you will be advised whether you have passed or failed. Unanswered questions will be considered incorrect. A score of at least 80% is required to pass.

8. Be sure to mail the CME Registration Form on or before the deadline listed. After that date, the quiz will close. CME Registration Forms received after the date I isted wil I not be processed.

CMEACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Vindico Medical Education and the lournal of Pediatrie Ophthalmology & Strabismus. Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vindico Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category Ì Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears below.

UNLABELEDAND INVESTlGATIONAL USAGE

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDAapproved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage.

This CME activity is primarily targeted to pediatrie ophthalmologists and ophthalmic surgeons. There are no specific background requirements for participants taking this activity.

Intermittent Exotropia

1. Which of the following is TRUE regarding intermittent exotropia [XCT)]?

A. Amblyopia does not usually occur.

B. X(T) is usually associated with neu redevelop mental abnormality.

C. Monocular eye closure occurs to prevent diplopia.

D. X(T) is associated with prematurity.

2. The age-adjusted incidence of X(T) is:

A. 50.9/100,000 patients younger than 19 years.

B.…

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INSTRUCTIONS

1. Review the stated learning objectives on the first page of the CME article and determine if these objectives match your individual learning needs.

2. Read the article carefully. Do not neglect the tables and other illustrative materials, as they have been selected to enhance your knowledge and understanding.

3. The following quiz questions have been designed to provide a useful link between the CME article in the issue and your everyday practice. Read each question, choose the correct answer, and record your answer on the CME REGISTRATION FORM at the end of the quiz.

4. Type or print your full name and address and your date of birth in the space provided on the CME REGISTRATION FORM.

5. Complete the Evaluation portion of the CME Registration Form. Forms and quizzes cannot be processed if the Evaluation portion is incomplete. The Evaluation portion of the CME Registration Form will be separated from the quiz upon receipt at JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY & STRABISMUS. Your evaluation of this activity will in noway affect the scoring of your quiz. NO PAYMENT REQUIRED. You may be contacted at a future date with a follow-up survey to this activity.

6. Send the completed form to: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY & STRABISMUS CME Quiz, PO Box 36, Thorofare, NJ 08086.

7. Your answers will be graded, and you will be advised whether you have passed or failed. Unanswered questions will be considered incorrect. A score of at least 80% is required to pass.

8. Be sure to mail the CME Registration Form on or before the deadline listed. After that date, the quiz will close. CME Registration Forms received after the date I isted wil I not be processed.

CMEACCREDITATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Vindico Medical Education and the lournal of Pediatrie Ophthalmology & Strabismus. Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vindico Medical Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category Ì Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education's Standards for Commercial Support, all CME providers are required to disclose to the activity audience the relevant financial relationships of the planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the CME activity content over which the individual has control. Relationship information appears below.

UNLABELEDAND INVESTlGATIONAL USAGE

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of FDAapproved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage.

This CME activity is primarily targeted to pediatrie ophthalmologists and ophthalmic surgeons. There are no specific background requirements for participants taking this activity.

Intermittent Exotropia

1. Which of the following is TRUE regarding intermittent exotropia [XCT)]?

A. Amblyopia does not usually occur.

B. X(T) is usually associated with neu redevelop mental abnormality.

C. Monocular eye closure occurs to prevent diplopia.

D. X(T) is associated with prematurity.

2. The age-adjusted incidence of X(T) is:

A. 50.9/100,000 patients younger than 19 years.

B. 60.9/1 00,000 patients younger than 1 9 years.

C. 64. 1/1 00,000 patients younger than 19 years.

D. 75.5/100,000 patients younger than 19 years.

3. Regarding the epidemiology of strabismus:

A. Exotropia is more common in white populations.

B. X(T) is more common in girls.

C. Esotropia is twice as common as exotropia in Asian populations.

D. X(T) has a prevalence of 0.5% in children younger than 1 1 years.

4. X(T) is associated with:

A. Diplopia.

B. Amblyopia.

C. Poor binocular vision.

D. Suppression.

5. The angle of deviation in X(T):

A. Is greater for near fixation.

B. May be increased for near fixation following occlusion.

C. Is always greater for distance fixation.

D. Does not vary over time.

6. The differential diagnosis of X(T) does not include:

A. Infantile esotropia.

B. Decompensated exophoria.

C. Sensory exotropia.

D. Consecutive exotropia.

7. The natural history of X(T):

A. Is always one of progression.

B. Is well described.

C. Can be determined from rates of surgery.

D. Can lead to irretrievable loss of binocular vision.

8. Regarding distance stereoacuity:

A. The Binocular Visual Acuity Test (B-VAT) is a free space test.

B. Distance stereoacuity may improve following surgery for X(T).

C. The B-VAT is easy to perform in young children.

D. Stereo test values are normally distributed.

9. Regarding control of X(T):

A. Control is stable over time.

B. Realignment after a cover test may be influenced by fatigue.

C. Control is not used to guide surgical decision making.

D. Control cannot be quantified.

10. Surgery for X(T):

A. May be complicated by the development of amblyopia in children older than 7 years.

B. May cause diplopia.

C. Is rarely performed.

D. Is never associated with late recurrence.

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