Myopia management, AAPOS coverage lead recent pediatrics/strabismus news

April 25, 2021

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Myopia Management and Coverage of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting led the recent pediatric coverage on Healio / OSN.

Read the best performing pediatric / strabismus articles below.

Managing myopia in pediatric patients is not a one-answer solution

Patients with high myopia may be at risk for ocular pathology, so managing, delaying and treating myopia in pediatric patients with medications, multifocal contact lenses and refractive surgery are necessary. Read more.

Range of myopia treatments is expanding

The notion that progressive myopia is a “disease” worthy of treatment is in itself controversial. To add to the controversy, there is a lot of debate about what constitutes an appropriate treatment. Read more.

Systemic hereditary causes identified in pediatric bilateral cataract cases

In children with bilateral cataracts, systemic and hereditary causes were more often identified than in unilateral cases, with ocular associations more often made, according to one study. Read more.

Recognizing patterns of retinal bleeding helps diagnose abuse

Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE, proposed a “somewhat new way” to interpret retinal bleeding at the virtual annual meeting of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Read more.

Retinal detachment can occur shortly after cataract surgery in children

Retinal detachment may occur more often and earlier in pediatric patients after cataract surgery than previously reported, according to a study at the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Virtual Meeting. Read more.

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