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Annual Meeting
Subspecialty Day
Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2014: A Magnificent Mile of Innovations
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In conjunction with the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the American Academy of Pediatrics

Date: Saturday, Oct. 18

Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Vista Room S406a, McCormick Place, Chicago

Schedules

  • A PDF will be available to download in June.
  • Starting in June, use the online Program Search tool to find additional information about Subspecialty Day courses and events.

Registration

  • Registration opens for Academy members June 25.
  • Registration opens for nonmembers July 9.
  • Register by Aug. 6, the early registration deadline, and save $50.
  • Find more information about registration, including fees.

Registration for the Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty meeting allows you to:

  • Visit the AAO 2014 Exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 18.
  • Float among all Subspecialty Day meetings held on Saturday, Oct. 18 – Cornea, Glaucoma, Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology and Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Retina and Uveitis.

Pediatric Ophthalmology Program

Program Directors
Jane C. Edmond, MD; Daniel E. Neely, MD

Program Planning Group
Stephen P. Christiansen, MD; Jane C. Edmond, MD; Laura B. Enyedi, MD; Daniel J. Karr, MD; Daniel E. Neely, MD; David A. Plager, MD; R. Michael Siatkowski, MD

Mission Statement
The 2014 Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day will promote among practicing ophthalmologists and other eye care professionals a better understanding of the whole patient in order to enable better treatment outcomes in patients with pediatric eye disease and strabismus. It will provide participants with an understanding of newer developments in this field and an appreciation of the challenges and controversies that exist in the care of children and of adults with strabismus.

Target Audience
The intended target audience for this program is pediatric ophthalmologists, comprehensive ophthalmologists, medical professionals, visual physiologists and orthoptists who are involved in maintaining high-quality health care for the pediatric and strabismus populations.

Education Level
Intermediate

Goal
The goals of this program are to:

  • Provide attendees with a broad-based update on the diagnosis and management of pediatric ophthalmic diseases and strabismus.
  • Provide insight into new therapeutic options for treatment of a variety of pediatric eye disorders.

Program Objectives
This meeting will enable attendees to:

  • Evaluate new disease entities, practices, technologies and treatment that may change current practice.
  • Plan the surgical treatment of complex strabismus.
  • Expand the strabismus surgeon's surgical armamentarium.
  • Discuss various common pediatric anterior segment and corneal diseases and explore new developments in their diagnosis and treatment.
  • Provide new information about amblyopia, the pathophysiology and novel new treatments.
  • Assess challenging pediatric neuro-ophthalmology cases and discuss the latest diagnostic and treatment options.

CME Accreditation
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses and guests are not eligible for CME credits.