American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

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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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Visual benefits of Luxturna maintained regardless of age at treatment

March 26, 2018
WASHINGTON — Visual benefits achieved after injection with Luxturna were not statistically significantly affected by patient age at time of…
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Age at time of cataract surgery associated with risk for glaucoma-related adverse events

March 23, 2018
WASHINGTON — Younger age at time of cataract surgery in children younger than 13 years was associated with greater risk for development of…
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Ocular injuries from firearms disproportionately affect boys, adolescents and blacks

March 23, 2018
WASHINGTON — Firearms-related ocular injuries disproportionately affect boys, adolescents and blacks, according to a poster presented at the…
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Early patching in amblyopia improves motion perception in sound eye

March 23, 2018
WASHINGTON — Motion perception deficits were present in the sound eye of some amblyopic children, even though visual acuity was normal…
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Awareness of and advances in ergonomics needed to prevent musculoskeletal problems

March 22, 2018
WASHINGTON — More than many clinicians, pediatric ophthalmologists are challenged by repetitive non-ergonomic postures that may lead to…
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Survey highlights need for increased dyslexia education

March 22, 2018
WASHINGTON — Whereas members of the AAPOS community recognize that dyslexia is a learning disorder and not a visual disorder, there is a need…
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Dichoptic video game shows promise for improving stereoacuity

March 21, 2018
WASHINGTON — Improvement in stereoacuity was clinically and statistically significant in amblyopic children after use of a novel dichoptic…
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Training time adds minutes to patient encounters

March 21, 2018
WASHINGTON — The amount of time an attending ophthalmologist spends in a room with a patient is longer when a trainee is present, even when the…

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American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting

March 27, 2019 - March 31, 2019

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