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Controlling the Progression of Myopia: Contact Lenses and Future Medical Devices

September 30, 2016; FDA White Oak Campus in Silver Spring, MD.

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SOE 2017

June 10-13, 2017, Barcelona, Spain

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XXI CLADE 2017 Congress

Oct 25th - 28th, 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Latest AAPOS News

Benchmarking Survey Open for Active and CIT 3-4 Year Members

AAPOS is partnering with AAO to bring you a benchmarking platform, AcadeMetrics

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Final Research Plan on Vision Screening in Children Ages 6 Months to 5 Years

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Improve your ICD10 Knowledge

ICD10 just launched in October. You now have experience with it and are ready for some pearls to improve both your coding precision and your efficiency

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Learning Disabilities Patient Information

5 Items Now Available for Purchase

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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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