American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

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Lazy V sign unreliable indication of papilledema in children

April 8, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Masked reviewers could not reliably identify any grade of papilledema in pediatric eyes using the “lazy V” sign…
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Machine learning models may facilitate clinic workflow

April 4, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Exam times predicted by machine may be used to help manage clinic workflow and patient wait times, according to a speaker…
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Pediatric optic neuritis research underway

April 3, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Low contrast visual acuity is severely affected in pediatric patients with optic neuritis, and even though it generally improves…
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Vitreous findings may play future role in ROP screening

April 2, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Hyperreflective vitreous opacities seen on hand-held OCT are strongly correlated with the presence of retinopathy of prematurity…
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Improvements maintained at 4 years after Luxturna administration

April 1, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Improvements in ambulatory navigation, light sensitivity and visual field continue to be maintained at 4 years of a phase 3 trial…
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EHR documentation reflects ‘paper note paradigm’

April 1, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Very little content in electronic health record notes is manually entered, the notes are long and redundant, and most are not even…
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Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery saves time, resources

March 29, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery in children can save time and resources without postoperative ophthalmological or…
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Piggyback IOL implantation ‘viable’ option when needed

March 29, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Piggyback IOL implantation is an aggressive technique in children but is an option in certain cases, according to a speaker…
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Postop anesthetic eye drops reduce need for opioid pain relief

March 27, 2018
WASHINGTON — Even when care is taken to perform “gentle” strabismus surgery, patients still have a need for pain relief…
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Retrobulbar block reduces pain after strabismus surgery

March 26, 2018
WASHINGTON — Retrobulbar block is beneficial in pediatric strabismus surgery, providing analgesia and lowering the level of postoperative pain…

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American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting

March 27, 2019 - March 31, 2019

45th Annual American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting

  • Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd; San Diego , California
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