“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.
“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.