AUGUST 27, 2020, at 1 PM ET/10 AM PT
Nineteen million children are living with a vision disorder.¹ Yet, less than 22% of preschool children receive some type of vision screening.² Join pediatrician Dr. Thomas Spain and renowned pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Pamela Gallin, FACS, for a 30-minute educational webinar to promote Amblyopia Awareness Month and discuss The Truth About Amblyopia and Why You Need to See It.
The pair will discuss the prevalence and impact of amblyopia, how pediatricians can detect vision impairments from infancy to adulthood and the ultimate pediatrician and ophthalmologist referral relationship.
¹Children’s Eye Foundation. https://www.childrenseyefoundation.org. Accessed July 30, 2020.
²Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/visionhealth/risk/age.htm#:~:text=Early%20detection%20increases%20the%20likelihood,breast%20cancer%20screening%20for%20women. Accessed July 30, 2020.