Use of photoscreening for children's vision screening.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This statement asserts that all children should be screened for risk factors associated with amblyopia. Guidelines are suggested for the use of photoscreening as a technique for the detection of amblyopia and strabismus in children of various age groups. The American Academy of Pediatrics favors additional research of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of photoscreening as a vision screening tool.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine and Section on Ophthalmology, ; American Academy of Pediatrics,

Published Date

  • March 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 109 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 524 - 525

PubMed ID

  • 11875154

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.109.3.524


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States