What’s New and Important in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus in 2017
Darron A. Bacal, MD; Tina Rutar, MD; Chryssa Adamopoulou, MD; Leah Reznick, M;D Erin Herlihy, MD; Walker Motley, III, MD; Hilda Capo, MD; Emily McCourt, MD; Wadih Zein, MD; Leemor Rotberg, MD; Elena Gianfermi MD
Professional Education Committee AAPOS
Purpose/Relevance: The authors will investigate the literature for articles of interest to the sub-specialty of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus for the time period March 2016-February 2017. Ophthalmic journals are stressed but journals from other specialties such as pediatrics, neurology & comprehensive medicine will be included. Key findings will be summarized 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 will summarize and emphasize second-order analyses of the material.
Target Audience: Pediatric Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmologists and Orthoptists who examine, diagnose and treat children and adults with strabismus and other pediatric eye disorders.
Current Practice: Pediatric Ophthalmology is a rapidly evolving sub-specialty. It is difficult to remain current with all of the literature in the 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 and critical 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 2016 to February 2017. The material presented will educate the target audience in new research and practice patterns.
References: Journal of AAPOS