“Pediatric Pharmacology and Pathology” Valerie Kattouf, O.D., F.A.A.O. Associate Professor Illinois College of Optometry. In the next 2 hours……. Ocular Medications and Children Pediatric Examination Techniques (Review) Common Presentations of Pediatric Pathology.
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“Pediatric Pharmacology and Pathology”Valerie Kattouf, O.D., F.A.A.O.Associate ProfessorIllinois College of Optometry
Side Effects of Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agents in Children
Commonly Used Ocular Anti-Biotic Medications in Children
Commonly Used Ocular Allergy Medications in Children
Additional Treatment Agents…..
Common Presentations of Pediatric Pathology
1) Warm compress / Hydrostatic Massage
2) Topical Antibiotic Drops
1983 T. Otis Paul
55 infants diagnosed with NLDO prior to 3 month old
Percentage of Spontaneous Resolution by 1 year of age
3 months - 15%
6 months - 46%
12 months - 93%
- Artificial Tears 4x - 8x / day
- Cool Compress 3x -4x / day
Mild > 5 y.o.
Moderate to Severe
Ceftriaxone & Vancomycin
Vancomycin or Nafcillin
Stage 1: Demarcation line
Stage 2: Ridge
Stage 3: Ridge with extraretinal fibrovascular proliferation
Stage 4: Retinal detachment
"Plus" disease (+)
Valerie M. Kattouf O.D.