Pediatrics

A new prototype smartphone app, CRADLE (ComputeR Assisted Detector LEukocoia), helps parents detect early signs of eye disease in children. The app searches for abnormal reflections from the retina and other common disorders. A recent study in Science Advances showed the app allowed parents to effectively and efficiently screen their children.

CRADLE’s sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy was determined by analyzing >50,000 photographs of children taken prior to their diagnosis.

CRADLE was able…

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  1. May 23, 2019

Study Explores Management Options for Children With Clinically Suspected Keratoconus

Approximately one half of pediatric patients suspected of having keratoconus eventually progress to needing penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) or corneal cross-linking (CXL). New data presented by Sara Anastas, MD, at the 2019 ASCRS-ASOA annual meeting examine potential…

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  1. Sep 18, 2019

Weight Gain Acceleration Associated With Higher ROP Risk

Weight gain acceleration is associated with a higher risk of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), according to a new study in JAMA Ophthalmology.

The analysis used data from the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity…