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Dec 7, 2020

10 Reasons to Implement Vision Screening in Your Practice

10 Reasons to Implement Vision Screening in Your Practice Anytime you are looking to implement a new solution into your practice, there is a lot to consider and research, especially when multiple solutions are available. When it comes to vision…

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Oct 27, 2020

GoCheck Announces Launch of Enhanced Application and At Home Vision Test

In response to the need for in-office and in-home tools for telemedicine during and beyond COVID-19, GoCheck launches the first clinically valid app-based visual acuity test. NASHVILLE, TN (Oct. 27, 2020) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, announced the launch…

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Oct 19, 2020

The Six Evidence-Based Screenings Every Pediatrician Should Be Doing

Annual wellness visits are essential for children and adults to live a happy, healthy life. Through health screenings, pediatricians can detect potential health problems and many can be corrected or treated if detected early enough. Even though a child might…

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Sep 14, 2020

What is Amblyopia and why should every pediatrician screen for vision impairments?

Amblyopia is the medical term for decreased vision in one or both eyes due to abnormal vision development in the brain. With amblyopia, there is a disconnect between the brain and a child’s eye. Over time, the brain relies on…

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Jul 30, 2020

It’s Amblyopia Awareness Month – Are You Properly Screening Kids?

August is Amblyopia Awareness Month, a reminder of the urgent need for annual photoscreening to detect amblyopia risk factors in children too young for a visual acuity test. Amblyopia is the number one cause of childhood vision loss. But when…

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Jul 21, 2020

Webinar Recap: Back to School Well Checks – Why Vision Should Be Top of Mind

Missed the June GoCheck Kids webinar? Don't sweat it. Watch the recording where recently retired Early Intervention Nurse, Mary Beth Fitzgerald discussed the importance of vision screening. This informative webinar covered: The new normal, pediatrics in the age of COVID-19...

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Jul 13, 2020

Oh Say, Can Your Patients See? By Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Pamela Gallin, FACS

Vision loss is a silent disease. Often in children, the loss is asymmetrical; one eye sees a lot better than the other one. This childhood loss accounts for 2%-5% of the adult population. It is estimated that about 20% of…

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Jun 15, 2020

Tips to Reduce Screen Time During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the Coronavirus began to sweep the globe, entire communities were forced inside. Office cubicles moved to make-shift desks in the bedroom; schools moved to kitchen tables; and physician practices moved online. With these moves and lifestyle shifts that were…

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May 13, 2020

Webinar Recap: Transitioning Pediatric Vision Care to Telemedicine

Missed last week’s webinar? Don't sweat it. Watch the recording where a few of the nation’s leading pediatric ophthalmologists came together to help pediatricians transition vision-related care to telemedicine during and beyond the pandemic. On May 7th, 2020, Drs. Deborah...

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May 11, 2020

GoCheck Kids Partners with athenahealth’s Marketplace Program to Protect Kids’ Vision and Decrease Healthcare Costs

GoCheck Kids iPhone-based solution makes children’s vision screening affordable, improves the patient experience and drives significant clinical and financial value for leading health systems NASHVILLE, TN (May 12, 2020) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, an iPhone app used by…

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