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CLADE

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; April 29-May 2, 2015

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SOE 2015 Congress

Vienna, Austria; June 6-9, 2015

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SOPLA during PAAO

Bogota, Colombia; August 4-8, 2015

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ESA 2015

European Strabismological Association

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IOC, 2016

International Orthoptic Congress

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Latest AAPOS News

Knights Templar Eye Foundation Announces a 2015 Pediatric Ophthalmology Research Grant Program of $2 Million

The Knights Templar Eye Foundation has announced a Pediatric Ophthalmology

Research Grant Award Program of almost $2 Million.

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Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center

Through a generous grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF), the American Academy of Ophthalmology has announced the establishment of the first online medical resource center dedicated to children’s eye care.

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Children's Vision Services Under the ACA

Good vision is key to a child’s physical development, school success and well-being. The visual system is not fully developed in babies and young children. Equal input from both eyes is necessary for normal development of the brain’s vision centers. If a young child’s eyes do not send clear images to the brain, vision may become limited in ways that cannot be corrected later in life.

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Preferred Practice Pattern® Guidelines

Preferred Practice Pattern® guidelines ("PPP") are designed to identify characteristics and components of quality eye care.

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Letter on Compounding Pharmacies

A letter was sent to the Boards of Pharmacy and the Boards of Medicine in 15 states that are currently enforcing strict prescription requirements for compounded drugs.

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Background on Affordable Care Act and Essential Health Benefits Pertaining to Pediatric Vision Services

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) established a minimum set of health care benefits, known as the essential health benefits, that insurance plans are required to offer beginning January 1, 2014, through state exchanges.

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Study Recruitment

Study of Oculocerebrorenal syndrome of Lowe and Joubert syndrome at Indiana University

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Posters Available for Download!

What You Should Know About Pink Eye and Buying

Decorative Contact Lenses Without a Prescription is Scary

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AAPOS Vision Screening Kit Now Available!

A basic screening kit is now available to anyone who screens vision

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