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

    Pediatric Ophthalmology 2024: Eras Tour at AAO

    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, Oct. 18

    McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

    Breakfast will be served for in-person attendees at 7 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. The program will start at 8 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time.

    Program Directors

    Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD
    Yasmin Bradfield, MD

    Program Planning Group

    Deborah K. VanderVeen, MD
    Yasmin Bradfield, MD
    Robert A. Clark, MD
    Oscar Alfredo Cruz, MD
    Laura B. Enyedi, MD
    Douglas R. Fredrick, MD
    Nandini G. Gandhi, MD
    Amy K. Hutchinson, MD
    Ajay Soni, MD
    Sylvia Yoo, MD


    View the schedule in the AAO 2024 Meeting Guide. Click the Program button on the homepage, then select Program Search. Choose among the Subspecialty Day meeting options under the "Filter by Meeting" drop-down menu. You can select multiple filters/meetings.

    Mission Statement

    The 2024 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


    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.

    •    Apply recommendations for current monitoring in patients with genetic, metabolic, or oncologic diagnoses.  

    •    Summarize the role of new technology in practice management and monitoring of ocular conditions.