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Pediatric Ophthalmology Update – January 2018 – Registration

Ophthalmology for the Pediatrician, Primary Care Physician, and Allied Health Professional

7:30 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00Welcome and Introduction
Bruce M. Schnall, Program Chair, and Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc, Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology
8:05Pediatric Ophthalmology 101:
The Basics

Alex V. Levin, MD, MHSc
8:25Strabismus: When is an Eye Lazy?
Kammi B. Gunton, MD
8:45Screening for Amblyopia: How and Why
Jonathan H. Salvin, MD
9:05Should Primary Care Physicians be Doing Instrument-Based Vision Screening?
Kevin King, MD
9:25Rapid Fire CasesPanel Discussion
10:05Refreshment Break
10:20The Red Eye in Children: Case PresentationsJudith B. Lavrich, MD
10:40Common Eyelid Problems in Children:
Case Presentations

Bruce M. Schnall, MD
11:00Eye Injuries and Prevention
Caroline DeBenedictis, MD
11:20Refractive Surgery for Children: Can Eye Drops Reduce the Progression
of Nearsightedness?

Barry Wasserman, MD
11:40Questions and Panel Discussion
All Faculty
12:00 p.m.Program Evaluation and Adjournment