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    Surgical and Medical Advancements in Pediatric Oculoplastics

    Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022
    Oculoplastics, Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus

    In this presentation from Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day 2022, Dr. Richard Allen reviews established and newer treatment methods for pediatric patients with oculoplastic issues. He discusses surgical advancements for congenital ptosis and neurotropic keratopathy, as well as medical advancements for vascular tumors/malformations, plexiform neurofibromas, and thyroid eye disease. Specific topics include the following:

    • frontalis flap instead of sling
    • corneal neurotization
    • propranolol for infantile hemangiomas
    • sclerotherapy for lymphatic malformations
    • selumetinib for plexiform neurofibromas