FP Essentials™

Eye Conditions in Infants and Children

Edition #484 | September 2019

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In This Edition

  • Perform a pediatric external eye examination.
  • Discuss indications for referral to a pediatric ophthalmology subspecialist based on abnormal findings on physical examination.
  • Identify and evaluate children at risk of amblyopia.
  • Evaluate and diagnose children with symptoms of strabismus.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of refractive disorders.
  • Identify children with refractive disorders who should undergo screening for other eye conditions.
  • Recommend use of school and community support systems for children with blindness and vision impairments.
  • Counsel patients with vision impairment and their families about seeking individualized education programs (IEPs).
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