The challenges to ophthalmologic follow-up care in at-risk pediatric populations.

@article{Williams2013TheCT,
  title={The challenges to ophthalmologic follow-up care in at-risk pediatric populations.},
  author={Summer Williams and Brynn N Wajda and Rizwan Alvi and Colleen McCauley and Sarah Martinez-Helfman and Alex V Levin},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={140-3}
}
PURPOSE To identify barriers to ophthalmological follow-up in high-risk children who are identified by vision screening and eye examination. METHODS The records of patients identified as needing follow-up through two free eye care programs (organized optometric and ophthalmologic screening sessions aimed at identifying and treating ocular pathology) targeted toward inner-city youths of low socioeconomic status were reviewed. Parents were contacted by phone, and a questionnaire on barriers to… CONTINUE READING

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