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Broomall Pediatric Associates

Spot Vision Screening

Instrument-based Vision Screening


Vision loss from amblyopia (lazy eye) affects 4.5 million children in the US. The American Academy of Pediatrics endorsed the use of automated instrument-based vision screening in a recent policy statement published in Pediatrics. Our office has invested in this technology for our patients offering instrument-based vision screening as part of our preventative "well-child" exams starting at 6 months of age.
 

"The Eyes Have It", AAP News, May 2013 Article discussing how advances in vision screening should lead to the early diagnosis and treatment of preventable blindness in children AAP News The Eyes Have It.pdf Adobe Acrobat Document [216.8 KB]
 

"Instrument Based Vision Screening Policy Statement", Pediatrics, Oct 2012 AAP Policy Statement on Instrument-Based Adobe Acrobat Document [519.9 KB]