Canadian Association of Pediatric Ophthalmologists

Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

Tuesday, June 23
Harbour B, 08000930

At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • assess when retinal diseases can be treated by gene therapy
  • describe the findings and treatment, when available, of congenital abnormalities of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium
  • describe new findings in various research topics: parainfectious optic neuritis, optic nerve hypoplasia, eye alignment and strabismus surgery, retinoblastoma, retinopathy of prematurity, persistent fetal vasculature, cobalamin-C disease and amblyopia

Anthony Moore, MA, BM, BCH

Patrick Hamel

Patrick Hamel
0801Gene therapy for childhood retinal disease
Anthony Moore
0821 Discussion
0827 Does chemotherapy prior to enucleation alter recognition of optic nerve and choroid invasion in late stage retinoblastoma eyes?
Junyang Zhao, Xiaolin Xu, Bin Li, Jitong Shi, Dongsheng Huang, Brenda Gallie
0834 Discussion
0840 Achieving national consensus for Canadian Guidelines for Retinoblastoma Care
Helen Dimaras, Nataly Weizblit, Peggy Gronsdahl, Robert R. Downie, Brenda L. Gallie, Cynthia Lank
0847 Discussion
0853 Long-term visual outcome of cobalamin-C disease and other remethylation disorders
Robert Gizicki, Jaqueline Orquin, Luis H. Ospina
0900 Discussion
0906 Treatment of amblyopia using macular stimulation with telescopic magnification
Johnny Wu, Fariba Nazemi, Agnes Wong
0913 Discussion
0919 What is the prevalence of amblyopia in children living in at-risk Toronto communities?
Theodore Christakis, Matthew Schlenker, Rosa M. Braga-Mele
0926 Discussion
0930 Break

Tuesday, June 23
Harbour B, 12451700

1245 The Canadian Paediatric Surgical Wait Times Project (CPSWT)
Rena Menaker, G. Robert LaRoche MD FRCSC
1330 Comparing a traditional single optotype visual acuity test with a computer based visual acuity test for childhood amblyopia vision screening
Matthew B. Schlenker, Theodore J. Christakis, Rosa M. Braga-Mele
1337 Discussion
1343 Defining the critical period for smooth pursuit development in infant primates: Effects of binocular decorrelation
Kim T. Le, P. Foeller, D. Bradley, L. Tychsen, A. M. Wong
1350 Discussion
1356 Congenital abnormalities of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium
Anthony Moore
1416 Discussion
Short poster presentations
1422 Comparison of ocular and systemic findings in children with unilateral and bilateral optic nerve hypoplasia
Linda Cooper, William F. Astle, Kenneth G. Romanchuk
1428 A case of parainfectious optic neuropathy in a young patient with Group A Streptococcus Pyogenes orbital cellulitis
Kam Kassiri, Nawaaz Nathoo, Hamdy El-Hakim, Kourosh Sabri
1434The advantages of the short adjustable suture for both adult and pediatric strabismus
Andrew Budning, Cathie Day, Alphonse Nguyen
1440Defining the critical period for eye alignment development in infant primates: Effects of binocular decorrelation
Kay Lam, Paul Foeller, Dolores Bradley, Lawrence Tychsen, Agnes M. Wong
1446Chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia: Diagnosis and management
Michael Flanders, Mahshad Darvish, Jella Angela An
1452Surgery for persistent fetal vasculature: Outcomes and prognosis
Hannah Chiu, Peter Kertes, Wai-Ching Lam
1530Comparison of incidence of retinopathy of prematurity between conventional oxygen therapy and strictly controlled blood oxygen level
Reza Karkhaneh, Mohammad Riazi-Esfahani, Yousef Alizadeh, Mliheh Kadivar, S. Zeinab Mousavi, Ramak Rouhipour, Mehdi Nili Ahmad Abadi, Laila Ghalichi, Fateme Nayeri, Shahin Behjati, Paymaneh Alizadeh Taheri
1536Fluorescein angiographic features of severe Retinopathy of Prematurity
Nasrin N. Tehrani, Cynthia VandenHoven
1542Photoleukocoria study: Encouraging the early detection of retinoblastoma
Mallipatna C. Ashwin, Helen Dimaras, Cynthia VandenHoven, Lindsay Hampton, Maria Pezzente, Brenda L. Gallie
1548Case presentations
Jane Gardiner
1615Business meeting

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Guest speaker
Anthony T. Moore, MD