Pediatric vision screening

Allison R. Loh, Michael F. Chiang

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Abstract

• On the basis of expert consensus as well as prospective cohort research, routine vision screening decreases the incidence of vision loss in early childhood. (3) • Based on consensus, the most important aspects of a provider-based vision screening are red reflex testing, external examination of lids and adnexa, ocular motility, and visual acuity testing. • Based on some research evidence as well as consensus, instrument-based vision screening can be used to reliably evaluate vision in children. (10) • Referral to an eye care provider is indicated if a patient does not pass a component of the vision screen or when further diagnostic and management recommendations are required.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-234
Number of pages10
JournalPediatrics in review
Volume39
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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