Online Program

Vison development - then and now

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Glen T. Steele, OD FCOVD FAAO, Professor, Pediatric Service, Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN
Vision is critical to all areas of development and learning. The effective and efficient use of vision, including visual function and visual perception, is learned and follows a developmental progression. The session will concentrate on the early developmental years and particularly, stimulating visual development including the changes that have occurred in the last 50 years. Clinical observations, testing and management of these issues will be a significant part of this seminar.

Learning Areas:

Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Identify the link between vision and overall development Compare past recommendations with modern development including new technology Design a protocol for evaluation of the level of development

Keyword(s): Vision Care, Maternal and Child Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been a Professor of Pediatric Optometry for 43 years and am a Fellow of the Gesell Institute of Child Development. During my career I have presented original papers on topics ranging from retinoscopy to diagnostic codes used in vision therapy to consultation with allied professionals in the vision therapy practice.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.