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INTRODUCTION With a prevalence of 3-5%, amblyopia represents a major public health problem. Effective treatment depends on early detection, and a broad consensus of professional opinion supports vision screening of infants and young children. No single method of screening has been demonstrated to be superior in detecting amblyopia and all methods have… (More)
OBJECTIVE As the rate of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) in children is increasing, the number of children with complications of DM, such as retinopathy, will also increase. American Diabetes Association and American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines recommend annual eye exams for children with type 1 DM who are older than 10 years, starting 3-5 years after… (More)
A possible new multiple vascular disruption symdrome is described. The male patient had microcephaly with cortical migration defects, Peters anomaly and multiple inestinal atresias.
A contact lens made from silicone rubber has been fitted successfully for extended wear in children. The lens has been used primarily with aphakic children, but it has also been tolerated by children with anisometropia, high myopia, and keratoconus. The lens can be handled like a hard contact lens and can be fitted by a variety of methods. The eye shows… (More)
Neurofibromatosis has been reported to involve the eye and orbit by causing irregularities of the sphenoid and other facial bones and enlargement of the foramina. To our knowledge, abnormalities of the orbital floor, however, have not been attributed to this disease in the literature until now. Two patients with neurofibromatosis had orbital floor… (More)