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In this issue of Ocular Surgery News, members of the OSN Pediatrics/Strabismus board offer their personal protocols and their anecdotes, addressing medical management, surgical management and family dynamics they see in practice every day. Convened at the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus meeting in Vancouver and led by Section Editor Robert S. Gold, MD, the round table participants discuss how to manage blepharitis, chalazia and meibomianitis in children to prevent more sinister anterior segment disease processes, and they discuss their surgical approach to esotropia. For cases of sudden functional vision loss in children, the participants give their frank insights into how to deal with delicate family matters. Robert S. Gold, MD: In our offices in Florida, we see a tremendous number of patients with anterior disease processes — blepharitis, chalazia, meibomianitis. I want to talk about what treatment you use and when you do surgery.NEXT ARTICLE
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...