• In conjunction with the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the American Academy of Pediatrics

    Unmasking Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus by Rethinking, Recreating, and Reimagining

    Friday, Nov. 12

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    Program Directors

    Gena Heidary, MD, PhD and David K. Wallace, MD, MPH

    Program Planning Group

    Gil Binenbaum, MD; Gena Heidary, MD, PhD; Sergul A. Erzurum, MD; Sharon F. Freedman, MD; Jeffrey S. Hunter, MD; Scott A. Larson, MD; David G. Morrison, MD; Stacy L. Pineles, MD; Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD and David K. Wallace, MD, MPH

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    Mission Statement

    The 2021 Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day will promote a better understanding of specific pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions, in the context of the whole patient, to facilitate better treatment outcomes. The program will provide participants with an understanding of newer developments in the field and an appreciation of the current challenges and controversies.

    Target Audience

    The intended target audience for this program includes pediatric ophthalmologists, strabismus specialists, comprehensive ophthalmologists, and orthoptists who are involved in maintaining high-quality health care for pediatric and strabismus populations.

    Education Level



    The goals of this program are to:

    • Provide attendees with a broad-based update on the diagnosis and management of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions and to improve outcomes.
    • Update attendees on surgical options for complex strabismus and reoperations.
    • Guide attendees in strategies for addressing pediatric glaucoma.
    • Update attendees on innovative strategies toward clinical practice in the era of COVID-19.
    • Allow participants to understand and apply emerging evidence-based studies to clinical disease management.
    • Update attendees on current “hot topics” in pediatric ophthalmology subspecialties and give them tools for addressing these controversies in how to diagnosis and the management of the disease.

    Program Objectives

    This meeting will enable attendees to:

    • Improve their ability to diagnose and manage pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions.
    • Improve their outcomes in the management of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions.
    • Explain recent advances in pediatric glaucoma.
    • Interpret emerging evidence-based studies and apply them to clinical disease management in pediatric ophthalmology.

    CME Accreditation

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

    Friday Subspecialty Day Activity: Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ocular Oncology and Pathology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery and Retina (Day 1)

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this Other (blended live and enduring material,) activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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.