Pediatric Ophthalmology Perspective

 
 
  • Pediatric Eye Disease Update   Dr. Monte Mills summarizes the most important topics in pediatric ophthalmology covered at this year's meeting: retinopathy of prematurity, retinal degeneration, and cataracts.
  • Halting the Progression of Keratoconus in Children Although many questions remain unanswered, could corneal collagen crosslinking be on its way to becoming a standard of care?
  • An Infant With Esotropia and a Cataract What condition do you suspect is present in this 2-month-old girl with esotropia and a dense cataract in 1 eye?
  • Headaches in Kids: Is An Eye Exam Necessary?   Headaches are common in children. What are the signs that an ophthalmology examination is needed?
  • An 18-Month-Old Girl With Tearing and Discharge Since Birth An 18-month-old girl presents with tearing and discharge out of one eye and a history of recurrent eye infections. What is your diagnosis?
  • An Infant With Esotropia and Nystagmus What condition do you suspect is present in this 9-month-old girl with esotropia and large-amplitude nystagmus?
  • Congenital Glaucoma: Would You Recognize It?   Primary care providers must promptly recognize this rare condition and refer promptly in order to preserve vision in affected infants.
  • What You Might Have Missed From AAPOS   Dr. Monte Mills takes a quick tour of the most interesting topics from this year's American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) meeting in San Antonio.
  • An 8-Year-Old Boy With Pain and Double Vision An 8-year-old boy presents with progressive pain in his right eye and double vision. What is your diagnosis?
  • Strabismus in Infants: Screening in Primary Care   Dr. Mills reviews a 3-step process for optimizing visual screening in infants and young children.
  • An Infant With Leukocoria What condition do you suspect is present in this 4-week-old infant with bilateral leukocoria?
  • Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity How does intravitreal bevacizumab monotherapy compare with conventional laser therapy for the treatment of retinopathy of prematurity?
  • Vision Screening in Young Children: Best Practices A number of studies and guidelines were released in 2011 that affect vision screening strategies for kids in the primary care setting. What are the best practices?
  • A Girl With Photophobia What condition do you suspect is present in this 8-year-old girl with photophobia and ptosis in both eyes?
  • AAO 2011 Wrap-up: Focusing on Innovative Technology   The "disruptive technology" currently occurring in ophthalmology is leading the way to many other innovations that will change clinical practice.
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity: Progress and Debate   ROP was a hot topic at this year's AAO. Dr. Monte Mills reviews key data on the use of bevacizumab for this significant complication of prematurity.
  • Countdown to AAO 2011   Dr. Roger Steinert highlights what not to miss at the upcoming American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, and the Subspecialty Day meeting, to be held October 21-25 in Orlando, Florida.
  • A Girl With a Brow Mass What condition do you suspect is present in this 3-year-old girl with a mass on her brow?
  • A Baby With Droopy Eyelids What condition do you suspect is present in this 16-month-old girl with droopy eyelids and a chin-up head position?
  • Visual Problems in Infancy   Visual problems are all too common in ex-preemies. Are you providing the best care?
 
 
 
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