Tuesday, May 14, 2013

American Academy of Optometry: An Awesome Program

Binocular Vision/Pediatrics

Symposia Highlights:
Binocular Vision, Perception & Pediatric Optometry Section Symposium:
“Management of Adult Strabismus: Controversies & Conundrums”

Wednesday, October 23 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Strabismus treatment is not only for kids! Adult strabismus, whether recent-onset or longstanding, compromises binocular function, can cause diplopia and other symptoms, and is associated with wide-ranging effects on various aspects of patients’ lives, particularly psychosocial functioning. Clinical pearls for non-surgical and surgical management and pre- and post-surgical considerations for patients with adult strabismus will be provided. Speakers are Susan Cotter, OD, MS, FAAO, David Stager Sr., MD, Jonathan M. Holmes, MD, and Richard London, MS, OD, FAAO.
Lectures and Workshops:
Wednesday, Oct. 23Thursday, Oct. 24Friday, Oct. 25Saturday, Oct. 26
8-9 AM
Things Aren’t Always as They Appear
Richard London
9-11 AM
Eye on Reading
John Tassinari, Eric Borsting
2-3 PM
Visual Information Processing (VIP) for Your Very Important Patients
Don Lyon
10-11 AM
Pediatric Cortical Visual Impairment
Dominick Maino
9-10 AM
How to Examine Infants Toddlers and Preschoolers
Wendy Marsh-Tootle
11 AM-12 PM
Management of Accommodative Disorders
Kelly Frantz
3-4 PM
Handling Hard to Handle Kids
Regina Garriott, Rachel Coulter
11 AM-12 PM
Infantile Esotropia-Diagnosis and Treatment
Curtis Baxstrom
10 AM-12 PM
Efficient and Effective Diagnosis and Treatment of Strabismus and Amblyopia
David Kirschen
1:30-2:30 PM
Cortical Visual Impairment and Blindness: Functional Implications and Rehabilitation
Kia Eldred
4-6 PM
Common Pediatric Ocular Diseases and Their Treatments
Christine Allison
12:30-1:30 PM
A Practical Approach to Traumatic Brain Injury for the Primary Care OD
Geeta Girdher, Navjit Sanghera
2-3 PM
Management of Acquired Binocular Vision Disorders in the Adult Population
Kia Eldred
2:30-3:30 PM
Management Options for the Diplopic Patient
Richard London

2:30-4:30 PM
Diagnosis and Management of Intermittent Exotropia: Pearls and Paradigms
Susan Cotter, Angela Chen

3:30-4:30 PM
Challenges in Amblyopia Management
Timothy Hug


4:30-5:30 PM
Sports Vision Grand Rounds
Graham Erickson, Fraser Horn

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