Managing Pediatric Eye Disorders
Covering common pediatric eye problems, including how to manage those conditions initially, when to refer, and next-steps to continue assisting with co-management.
Pediatric optometrists, ophthalmologists and retina specialists work together closely to co-manage 0-18 y/o patients to provide optimal comprehensive care. This course will bring you the expertise from each field, covering the common pediatric eye problems seen by optometrists, including how to manage those conditions initially, when to refer, and next-steps to continue assisting with co-management. Clinical evaluation, treatment options, management recommendations, risk factors, diagnostic red flags, and referral tips and timing will be reviewed in depth. Case-based examples of pediatric cataracts, glaucoma, nasolacrimal duct obstruction, esotropia and exotropia, juvenile arthritis, primary iridocyclistis, Staph marginal disease, cystic macular edema, Coats’ disease, Marfan’s disease, Leber congenital amaurosis, traumatic retinal detachments, and a variety of other pediatric eye conditions will be covered.