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PURPOSE We sought to identify the features of congenital anterior lens opacities (CALOs), which are associated with increased risk for amblyopia. METHODS We undertook a retrospective study of 59 patients with CALO from 3 clinical practices. The following variables were examined: type (polar, subcapsular, or pyramidal), location (central, paracentral, or… (More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is a major cause of visual loss in children worldwide. The definition of this condition is constantly evolving with respect to definition, identifying those at risk and technology for diagnosis. These advances can be used for early diagnosis, design of accommodations and services, as well as future… (More)
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To present peer-reviewed articles related to strabismus in craniosynostosis. RECENT FINDINGS Improved neurosurgical treatment has resulted in amblyopia replacing optic atrophy as the main cause of visual impairment in Apert's and Crouzon syndromes. Patients with nonsyndromic craniosynostosis have an increased incidence of significant… (More)
Ophthalmia neonatorum is defined as conjunctivitis appearing during the first month of life. The differential diagnosis includes chemical, bacterial, viral, and other pathogens, including Neisseria gonorrhoeae, herpes simplex, and Chlamydia trachomatis. Neisseria meningitidis is not commonly specifically included in the differential.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To evaluate and review the recent scientific literature on retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Recent studies have shown advancement in treatment options in ROP as well as improved functional and structural outcomes. This review compiles some of these recent findings. RECENT FINDINGS New guidelines on ROP screening and treatment criteria… (More)
Stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy represent an increasingly important option in the treatment of central nervous system disease. In this article, we discuss indications for stereotactic radiosurgery and review results reported in the medical literature.