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gocheck kids and AAP
Jun 21, 2017

AAP Vision Screening Guidelines Prevent Permanent Vision Loss

The Latest AAP Vision Screening Policy Compels Additional Providers to Prevent Permanent Vision Loss The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) latest vision screening policy statement has two notable standard of care updates: Annual photoscreening is now recommended for children beginning…

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what is amblyopia
Jun 2, 2017

Amblyopia: Definition, Risk Factors, and Preventing Vision Loss

What is amblyopia? Amblyopia definition: one eye’s vision has been reduced because the eye and the brain have not been working together properly.  This condition usually begins when someone’s two eyes have different strengths.  As the brain favors the strong…

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dr. nathasha burgert gocheck kids
May 24, 2017

Pediatric Associates Choose GoCheck Kids to Deliver on AAP Policy

Dr. Natasha Burgert is a pediatrician at Pediatric Associates’ (PA) Kansas City office. PA has 17 providers across their 2 locations. She is a national spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and enjoys educating families on Twitter. “Before…

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leading pediatric vision screeners
May 9, 2017

Compare The Leading Pediatric Vision Screeners

The top 4 digital photoscreeners: Which one is right for you? Are you considering a digital photoscreener for your pediatric practice? It is widely known that both early detection and treatment of vision problems are critical in order to help…

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early and routine pediatric vision screening
Jan 12, 2017

Great Catches: The Value of Early and Routine Vision Screening

Early vision screening is fundamental, but screening your patient’s early and routinely is critical in detecting amblyopia risk factors that may cause childhood blindness. That’s because vision often changes as children develop. By photoscreening and testing visual acuity throughout childhood—starting at age…

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digital visual acuity test
Aug 17, 2016

Bringing The Visual Acuity Test Into The 21st Century

   Did you know that Snellen eye charts have been in use for more than 150 years? GoCheck Kids set out to build a more convenient, effective way to calculate visual acuity, and we are very excited to launch our…

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Aug 2, 2016

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

August is Amblyopia Awareness Month, a reminder of the urgent need for early and annual vision screenings that can detect amblyopia risk factors in children (like with the GoCheck Kids™ vision screening app). Amblyopia is the number one cause of…

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ICD-10 vision screening codes
Oct 5, 2015

ICD-10 Is Here! Your Guide To Vision Screening Codes

The healthcare world is buzzing with opinions about ICD-10, which went into effect on Oct 1, 2015. We understand that many of our customers will be impacted by this change. To help you save time, here is your quick guide…

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