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

    Winds of Change in the Windy City

    Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018
    McCormick Place, Chicago

    2017 Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty DaySchedule

    Review the 2018 Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day schedule.

    Program Directors

    Jonathan M. Holmes, MD and Scott A. Larson, MD

    Program Planning Group

    Erick D. Bothun, MD; Yasmin S. Bradfield, MD; Michael F. Chiang, MD; Jonathan M. Holmes, MD; Scott A. Larson, MD; Nils K. Mungan, MD; Serena X. Wang, MD; and Tammy L. Yanovitch, MD

    Mission Statement

    The 2018 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, medical professionals, visual physiologists and orthoptists who are involved in maintaining high-quality health care for pediatric and strabismus populations.

    Education Level

    Intermediate

    Goals

    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.
    • Enable participants to integrate new and existing clinical trial results into their management of childhood eye disease.
    • Update attendees on developments in adult ophthalmic subspecialties that apply to the care of children.
    • Apply the recent developments in therapeutic approaches to reducing myopia progression.
    • Allow participants to use emerging developments in childhood anterior segment disease.
    • Update the audience on new imaging and testing modalities that they can use to improve their care of children with eye conditions and patients with strabismus.

    Program Objectives

    This meeting will enable attendees to:

    • Improve their ability to diagnose and manage pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus conditions.
    • Integrate new and existing clinical trial results into their management of childhood eye disease.
    • Apply new adult ophthalmology subspecialty developments to the care of children.
    • Apply the recent developments in therapeutic approaches to reducing myopia progression.
    • Use emerging developments in childhood anterior segment disease.
    • Apply new imaging and testing modalities in their care of children with eye conditions and patients with strabismus.

    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.

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 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.

    Find more information about CME.