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2014-07-17 20:23:17

First-of-its-kind online medical resource to provide ophthalmologists globally with the latest clinical information for treating children's eye diseases and disorders SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a new partnership with the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to establish the first online medical resource center dedicated to children's eye care. Made possible through a generous grant from KTEF, the virtual...

2014-07-15 23:14:50

Earns Elite Ranking from Physicians Voting for Best U.S. Hospital in Treating Complex Vision Cases Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Wills Eye Hospital has been ranked the #2 Best Hospital in the Nation for Ophthalmology in the 2014-2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue released today. The annual issue, now in its 25th year, recognizes hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging cases. The rankings are determined by the votes of thousands of doctors...

2014-07-11 12:24:35

LAKE MARY, Fla., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With families free from the time demands of school and extracurricular activities, summertime is the perfect time for pediatricians to schedule physical checkups for school-aged children and younger. As Chicago-area adopters of the Spot((TM)) Vision Screener can attest, implementing the right technology can quickly and smoothly augment quality of service. "A lot of new technologies cause a disruption in the normal workflow, but Spot was...

2014-07-02 23:01:50

Doctors at Wills Eye Hospital Remind Independence Day Revelers that Fireworks are Not Toys Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 With the Fourth of July holiday just days away, ophthalmologists at Wills Eye Hospital are reminding the public that fireworks are not toys and can lead to devastating eye injuries. Despite the popularity of consumer fireworks, the devices can cause blindness and disfigurement and each year they prompt severe injuries across the nation including corneal burns,...

2014-06-26 16:25:11

CHOP Expert Leads Telemedicine Study Aimed at Improving Outcomes in Underserved Children PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trained non-physician evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens at a remote central reading center successfully identified newborn infants likely to require a specialized medical evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a leading cause of treatable blindness. Findings from a new multicenter study strengthen...

2014-05-19 16:23:44

The Flying Eye Hospital will be in Makassar for two weeks to provide intense thematic and subspecialty training NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Orbis's long-term commitment to strengthening the ophthalmic services in Indonesia, the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) has landed for the first time in Makassar to conduct an intensive and comprehensive training and skills exchange program. The program represents an expansion of Orbis programing beyond the main island of Java...

2014-04-04 12:37:08

Ophthalmologists should be prepared for life-threatening reactions during retinopathy of prematurity screening, cautions a case report published in the Journal of AAPOS Eyedrops administered to infants as part of routine outpatient retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening can have life-threatening consequences. A case report published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) describes cardiopulmonary arrest in a...

2013-11-25 23:23:59

Alyssa Crain was the first child in the United States to undergo laser cataract removal, which was performed at Mercy in Springfield, Mo. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 It was a simple walk, but her excitement over a flock of birds was extraordinary. It was at that moment Erin Crain realized his 4-year-old daughter Alyssa could finally see. Just a few weeks before, she became the first pediatric patient in the United States to have cataracts removed using a femtosecond laser....


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