Meeting News

Clinical outcomes good in pediatric series of corneal ulcers

September 15, 2019
PARIS — Infectious keratitis is a serious cause of ocular morbidity in children, potentially causing amblyopia and severe, permanent visual…

CEDARS/ASPENS Debates

Child’s age dictates approach to treating cataracts

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, August 25, 2019
Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS; Marjan Farid, MD
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to…

CHMP recommends Lucentis approval for ROP in Europe

August 7, 2019
Lucentis has been recommended for approval for the treatment of retinopathy of prematurity in preterm infants by the European Medicines…

Meeting News

Anti-VEGF monotherapy has higher cost than combination treatment for ROP

August 1, 2019
CHICAGO — Anti-VEGF monotherapy for treatment of retinopathy of prematurity was more expensive than anti-VEGF therapy combined with panretinal…

OSN’s July 10 issue highlights strabismus surgery in all ages

July 20, 2019
The Ocular Surgery News cover story in the July 10 issue focused on strabismus surgery in both adults and children.

Original Article

Risk Factors for Poor Surgical Outcome of Pediatric Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To determine whether there are common factors that may help predict if a child is at a higher risk for surgical failure for nasolacrimal duct…

Original Article

Surgical Responses and Outcomes of Bilateral Medial Rectus Recession in Esotropia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To evaluate the surgical responses and outcomes of bilateral medial rectus (BMR) recession in esotropic patients with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)…

Original Article

Postoperative Muscle Migration Through Stretched Scar Formation After Superior Rectus Muscle Nonscleral Sutured Resection in Rabbit Eyes

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To determine whether suturing to the residual muscle stump induces postoperative muscle migration after superior rectus muscle (SRM) resection in…

Original ArticleSupplemental Data

Duane's Retraction Syndrome in a Cohort of South African Children: A 20-Year Clinic-Based Review

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To describe the clinical features of Duane's retraction syndrome in a cohort of South African children and to analyze the differences between ethnic…

Original Article

Performance of a Quick Screening Version of the Nintendo 3DS PDI Check Game in Patients With Ocular Suppression

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To evaluate the ability of the PDI Check (PDI Check LLC, Anchorage, AK) near vision screening game to assess monocular acuity, stereopsis…

Original Article

Persistent Avascular Retina in Infants With a History of Type 2 Retinopathy of Prematurity: To Treat or Not to Treat?

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To investigate persistent avascular retina in infants with type 2 retinopathy of permaturity (ROP) that persisted after 45 weeks' post-menstrual age…

Original Article

Evaluation of a Free Public Smartphone Application to Detect Leukocoria in High-Risk Children Aged 1 to 6 Years

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To determine whether a white-eye detector smartphone application (app) can be used as a screening tool to detect early signs of leukocoria in a…

Original Article

Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Population-Based Study

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To report the incidence, demographics, and clinical manifestations of neurofibromatosis type 1 among a population-based cohort of patients. The…

Original Article

Postoperative Correction and Drift After Vertical Rectus Muscle Transposition for Total Sixth Cranial Nerve Palsy

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
To determine the magnitude of change between the preoperative and postoperative alignment and amount of postoperative drift for two vertical rectus…

Editorial

Fluorescein Angiography in the Management of Retinopathy of Prematurity

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
The significance of persistent avascular retina in infants being monitored for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is not clearly determined. This…

Review Article

Extraocular and Intraocular Infections Following Strabismus Surgery: A Review

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
An extensive literature review of various types of infections following strabismus surgery was facilitated by using the search engines PubMed and…

Whats Your Diagnosis

Hearing Loss and Decreasing Visual Acuity

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
A 15-year-old boy presented with complaints of a painless, gradually progressive diminution of vision for the past 5 years. On ocular examination…

Eye to Eye

Managing a Slipped Muscle Following an Adjustable Suture Medial Rectus Recession

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2019, Volume 56 Issue 4
Wagner: An 18-year-old man underwent an uneventful 5-mm adjustable suture recession of the right medial rectus muscle using a limbal incision with…

Short Subjects

Ectopia Lentis et Pupillae Caused by ADAMTSL4 Pathogenic Variants and an Algorithm for Work-up

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume -2147483648
Online Only, July 8, 2019
Ectopia lentis is displacement of the lens from its original position. It can be inherited or acquired with isolated or systemic findings. The…

Short Subjects

A Rare Case of Anterior Segment Ischemia Following Wright's Modification of the Hummelsheim Procedure for Total Lateral Rectus Muscle Palsy

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Volume -2147483648
Online Only, July 8, 2019
A 53-year-old woman presented with diplopia and deviation of the left eye for the past 3 years. She had non-resolving isolated left lateral rectus…