The “2022-2023 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 06: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus” is a comprehensive guidebook published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) that covers the diagnosis and management of eye diseases and disorders in children, including strabismus (eye misalignment).
The guidebook is intended for ophthalmology residents, practicing ophthalmologists, and other eye care professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. It is divided into several chapters that cover topics such as the anatomy and physiology of the eye in children, visual development, common pediatric eye diseases and disorders, and the management of strabismus.
The book covers the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for pediatric eye diseases and disorders, including the use of specialized equipment and testing for children. It provides in-depth discussions of various treatment options available for pediatric eye diseases and disorders, including medical management, surgical techniques, and vision therapy. The book also includes detailed explanations of different types of strabismus, such as esotropia, exotropia, and hypertropia, and the surgical management of these conditions.
The information in the book is presented in a clear and concise manner, and is accompanied by numerous high-quality illustrations and images to enhance the reader’s understanding of the material.
The guidebook also covers the latest research and developments in the field of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, including new imaging technologies and the use of botulinum toxin in treatment. Additionally, it provides information on the management of these conditions in special populations, such as premature infants and children with developmental disabilities.
Overall, the “2022-2023 Basic and Clinical Science Course, Section 06: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus” is an essential resource for anyone involved in the diagnosis and management of eye diseases and disorders in children. It serves as a valuable reference for clinical practice and continuing education in ophthalmology.