What’s New and Important in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in 2018
Darron A. Bacal, MD; Tina Rutar, MD; Sudha Nallasamy, MD; Marina Eisenberg, MD; Kara Cavuoto, MD; Hee-Jung Park, MD, MPH; Leah Reznick, MD; Melanie Schmitt, MD; Elena Gianfermi, MD; Michael Gray, MD; Ilana Friedman, MD
AAPOS Professional Education Committee
Purpose/Relevance: The authors will investigate the literature for articles of interest to the sub-specialty of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus for the time period March 2017-February 2018. Ophthalmic journals are stressed but journals from other specialties such as pediatrics, neurology and comprehensive medicine will be included. The authors will summarize the key findings in the major topics including, but not limited to, vision screening, amblyopia, neuro-ophthalmology, retinopathy of prematurity, strabismus, cataract, glaucoma, genetics, retina, orbit, uveitis and practice management. The presentations in these topic areas will summarize and emphasize second-order analyses of the material.
Target Audience: Pediatric and Comprehensive Ophthalmologists who examine, diagnose and treat children and adults with strabismus, Orthoptists
Current Practice: Pediatric Ophthalmology is a rapidly evolving sub-specialty. It is difficult to remain current with all of the literature in this field.
Best Practice: The authors will summarize, analyze and present the most current and important information from more than 20 medical journals. This will allow the audience to have an overview of the most current and important literature.
Expected Outcomes: The audience will understand the most current published information in this sub-specialty.
Format: Didactic lecture
Summary: More than 20 medical journals will be reviewed for relevant new findings in the sub-specialty of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus from March 2017-February 2018. The material presented will educate the Ophthalmologists and Orthoptists in new research.
References: References: Journal of AAPOS, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics