AAPOS

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AAPOSAmerican Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
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Reynolds, "Needle sterility during strabismus surgery," Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, vol.
Ruben, "Guidelines for automated preschool vision screening: a 10-year, evidence-based update," Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, vol.
The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus has also expressed its concern about these procedures.
Paysse EA, Steele EA, McCreery KM, Wilhelmus KR, Coats DK 2001 Age of the emergence of negative attitudes toward strabismus Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 5 361-366
Suggested alternative methods include screening for "visual function at near for reading and writing, rather than just their visual acuity at distance for looking at blackboards." (12) In a recent policy statement, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the American Academy of Ophthalmology recommended that effective screening programs should include a mechanism to "inform parents of screening failures and attempt to ensure that proper follow-up care is received." (25) Historically, these mechanisms have not encouraged favorable follow-up rates.
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