Erin M Salcone

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Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a vision-threatening vasoproliferative condition of premature infants worldwide. As survival rates of younger and smaller infants improve, more babies are at risk for the development of ROP and blindness. Meanwhile, fewer ophthalmologists are available for bedside indirect ophthalmoscopy screening examinations. Remote(More)
BACKGROUND Rural populations comprise almost 20% of the US population and face unique barriers in receiving health care. We describe the implementation of a medical student-run free vision-screening clinic as a strategy to overcome barriers in accessing eye care in New Hampshire and Vermont. METHODS Medical students were trained by an ophthalmologist to(More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The update reviews prevalence, classification, cause, and treatment options for allergic eye disease. RECENT FINDINGS The incidence of allergic eye disease is underreported but may affect almost all patients with allergic rhinitis. Increased rates of oculonasal symptoms have been reported in the United States resulting in significant(More)
Osteogenesis imperfecta comprises a rare group of genetic disorders caused by abnormal collagen that results in increased bone fragility and other sequelae. We describe a 37-year-old woman with osteogenesis imperfecta in whom two full-thickness scleral perforations were created by adjacent teeth of 0.5 mm forceps during traction testing while undergoing(More)
A 6-YEAR-OLD BOY PRESENTS WITH WORSENING PHOTOPHOBIA, IRRITATION, and redness in his right eye for 5 days. Three days prior to presentation, his primary care physician prescribed topical erythromycin ointment. Examination of the right eye reveals moderate conjunctival injection, a superficialappearing corneal injury, and no evidence of a ruptured globe(More)
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