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

    Pediatric Ophthalmology in the Roaring 20s

    Take an in-depth look at both common and complex cases, learn specific technical pearls and debate treatment options, then explore advances in clinical practice.

    Friday, Sept. 30

    Program Directors

    David K. Wallace, MD, MPH and David G. Morrison, MD

    Program Planning Group

    Robert A. Clark, MD; David K. Coats, MD; Sergul A. Erzurum, MD; Sharon F. Freedman, MD; Nandini G. Gandhi, MD; Amy K. Hutchinson, MD; David G. Morrison, MD; Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD and David K. Wallace, MD, MPH

    Mission Statement

    The 2022 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 recent developments in the field and an appreciation of 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 children and adults with strabismus.

    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 oculoplastic conditions, pediatric retinal diseases, and myopia control.
    • 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 and for diagnosing and managing these diseases.

    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 oculoplastics, pediatric retina, and myopia control.
    • Apply the best evidence to clinical disease management in pediatric ophthalmology.