Red reflex examination in neonates, infants, and children.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Red reflex testing is an essential component of the neonatal, infant, and child physical examination. This statement, which is a revision of the previous policy statement published in 2002, describes the rationale for testing, the technique used to perform this examination, and the indications for referral to an ophthalmologist experienced in the examination of children.

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Cited Authors

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, ; Section on Ophthalmology, ; American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology And Strabismus, ; American Academy of Ophthalmology, ; American Association of Certified Orthoptists,

Published Date

  • December 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 122 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1401 - 1404

PubMed ID

  • 19047263

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2008-2624


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States