Evidence-Based Refractive Prescribing for Pediatric Patients

An overview of emmetropization research establishes effective management guidelines. Ametropia compensation for children under age 6 years is highlighted with consideration of refractive error magnitude, age, developmental milestones, binocular vision status, and research-based evidence. Clinical decisions concerning wear time and correction mode are discussed.

Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
June 21, 2018
Seminar Location:
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO
Seminar Objectives
  • 1. Understand emmetropization process and how it can guide refractive prescribing decisions 2. Understand prescribing guidelines for hyperopia in young children 3. Understand prescribing guidelines for myopia in young children 4. Understand prescribing guidelines for astigmatism in young children 5. Understand prescribing guidelines for anisometropia in young children
Evidence-Based Refractive Prescribing for Pediatric Patients

An overview of emmetropization research establishes effective management guidelines. Ametropia compensation for children under age 6 years is highlighted with consideration of refractive error magnitude, age, developmental milestones, binocular vision status, and research-based evidence. Clinical decisions concerning wear time and correction mode are discussed.

Speaker Information
Graham Erickson OD  [ view bio ]
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Pediatrics
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emmetropization
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