Nevakar announces formation of ophthalmic subsidiary, Vyluma
Vyluma Inc. will focus on the development and commercialization of therapies to treat ophthalmic diseases, including pediatric myopia.
Physician shines spotlight on mass distribution of azithromycin for trachoma control
Investigators find increased treatment regimen is effective and long-lasting for patients.
It takes a village to beat visual system diseases in children
Community involvement, research continue to boost treatment in pediatric population.
Gene therapy surgical pearls for successful outcomes
Nine pediatric patients with Leber congenital amaurosis show visual improvement in clinical trials.
Looking to the future of pediatric ophthalmology
New paradigm-changing treatments for young patients on the horizon.
Microinvasive glaucoma surgery in children: Is there a role?
The challenges of examining visual fields in children
Ultra-widefield imaging adding depth to pediatric ophthalmology
Genetic analysis could predict myopia in children
Technology 'perfect' for pediatric neuro-ophthalmology diagnoses
Surgical intervention for childhood glaucoma
CXL imperative in treatment of pediatric keratoconus
New tools for pediatric surgeons to optimize surgeries
Making the most of imaging in examination of pediatric patients
Mild traumatic brain injury affects visual, neurocognitive function
Retinoblastoma screening rules set foundation for care
Questionnaire assesses vision in pediatric eye cases
Researchers hope questionnaire will lead to a world where patient-reported outcome measures are commonly used in pediatric eye care, not just for research but also in clinical practice.
7 pediatric eye myths parents should stop believing
PEDIG focusing on binocular activities for amblyopia
Group provides update on possible role of computer game rather than patching, eye drops
Managing unique challenges of pediatric congenital cataract
Microinstrumentation provides surgeons increased control
It takes a village: Vision screening success through collaboration
One pediatric ophthalmologist has spent 30 years educating the Louisiana community’s stakeholders about the importance of vision screening for young children.
Rebound tonometry useful tool to measure IOP in children
Device is noninvasive, nonthreatening; does not require topical or general anesthesia
Low dose atropine may slow myopia progression in certain children
Level of evidence is decent, but may not be applicable to all racial, ethnic groups
Optic atrophy in children: Taking aim at possible hereditary atrophies
Screening recipes should ease the diagnostic burden in this patient population
Game on: The technology designed to improve visual search ability
Video game helps youth with cerebral visual impairment
Photoscreening could detect vision-threatening conditions in early childhood
Regular vision screening assessments in early childhood have been shown to reduce the risk of persistent amblyopia at 7 years of age by more than half, according to a recent retrospective record review.
August is Children’s Eye Health & Safety Month
Visual screenings and communication are the most important components when it comes to pediatric ophthalmology, says Dr. Silverstein.
Consider herpes simplex in children with recurrent unilateral disease
Pediatric herpes simplex virus should be part of the differential diagnosis when a patient has unilateral recurrent disease in the anterior segment.
September is Sports Eye Injury Awareness Month
Prevent Blindness America (PBA) has designated September as Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month.
Dr. Alex V. Levin wins PBA research grant
Alex V. Levin, MD, chief of pediatric ophthalmology and ocular genetics at Wills Eye Institute, has received a grant from Prevent Blindness America.
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