March 20th 2023
Hurdles include limited space, handling thin sclera, choosing the right site.
March 12th 2023
EyeCon 2022: Management options for the treatment of pediatric myopiaDecember 17th 2022
Jefferson Doyle, MBBCh, MD, PhD, MHS, of the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, addresses myopic concerns, such as public health measures including time outdoors, as well as pharmacological approaches including the current atropine data that has been completed and ongoing studies.
New genetic mutation behind childhood glaucoma identifiedDecember 5th 2022
Researchers found through DNA sequencing and confirmed in further testing that a genetic mutation in the THBS1 gene led to the development of severe childhood glaucoma. The discovery may improve disease screening and personalize treatments.
NeoLight launches ROP risk management software ROPCheck.com for pediatric ophthalmology spaceNovember 17th 2022
According to the company, ROP Check builds upon its pediatric retina screening portfolio, adding digital management (schedule, document, bill, and transfer) for treating patients with retinopathy of prematurity.
Dr Donny Suh: Finding purpose and passion for ophthalmologyOctober 11th 2022
Donny W. Suh, MD, finds his love for practicing pediatric ophthalmology grows stronger with each passing year. He offers two tips to fellow physicians and his residents and fellows for managing the stressors of daily practice and for getting a good night’s sleep. He also shares his journey in a book called “Catching A Star,” with all proceeds going to a medical mission program.
AAO LIVE: Study compares dry eye disease in adult, pediatric populations in IRIS registryOctober 1st 2022
During a presentation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2022 annual meeting in Chicago, Vivian Paraskevi Douglas, MD, DVM, MBA, MSc, detailed a study in which investigators used the extensive data in the American Academy of Ophthalmology IRIS Registry to study the difference between the pediatric and adult populations.
AAO LIVE: Study compares increased incidence of new strabismus after tube shunt surgery in pediatric, adult patientsOctober 1st 2022
During a presentation at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s 2022 annual meeting at McCormick Place in Chicago, Maria A. Guzman Aparicio, MD, and Teresa C. Chen, MD, detailed their research that found that pediatric patients have a significantly higher incidence of new-onset strabismus after tube shunt surgery for glaucoma compared with adults.
Vyluma completes last patient visit in phase III CHAMP study evaluating NVK002 for treatment of myopia progression in childrenSeptember 1st 2022
The multi-center, international clinical study is designed to assess the safety and efficacy of novel investigational low-dose atropine eye drops in children 3-17 years old with myopia.
Children’s mental health and the impact of vision impairmentAugust 2nd 2022
Two studies conducted in collaboration with Orbis International explore how providing free glasses to children improves their ability to learn in school and that addressing visual impairment in children can alleviate depression and anxiety.
Study: Assaults with paintball guns cause more serious eye injuries than previously knownJuly 19th 2022
University of Chicago Medical Center investigators reviewed 2 years of data on assaults with paintball guns found more patients than expected suffered vision-threatening emergencies after being struck in the eye, with several experiencing a rupture of the eyeball or even permanent blindness.
American Academy of Pediatrics joins ophthalmology organizations to offer guidance to pediatricians on vision disorders following concussionJuly 18th 2022
Children may find it difficult to return to play or school after a concussion, and ophthalmologists and pediatricians can help identify if some will need special learning accommodations or additional referral for treatment.
ASRS LIVE: Pearls for tackling pediatric retinal detachment surgery in USJuly 14th 2022
In a presentation at the American Society of Retina Specialists 2022 annual meeting at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD, detailed that primary scleral buckling achieved the best visual acuity, and pointed out that rhegmatogenous detachments increased with age.
Study: “Brain bleeds” in babies’ first year can lead to long-term sight problemsJuly 6th 2022
Researchers at the University of Bristol, as part of a 10-year follow-up study, found that severe “brain bleeds” experienced by some babies in the first year following their birth lead to long-term sight problems.
Study: Children with vision impairment more likely to suffer from depression and anxietyJune 20th 2022
A study by Orbis International found that children with myopia experienced significantly higher levels of depression and anxiety than their peers without vision impairment.