Don’t Miss This! Red Flags in the Pediatric Eye Examination: Abnormal Red Reflex

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Abstract

Abnormal red reflexes in children can be signs of serious vision and life-threatening problems. Bilateral abnormality or asymmetry in color or brightness of the red reflex can represent entities such as anisometropia, strabismus, cataracts, or retinoblastoma and requires prompt evaluation by an ophthalmologist.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)106-109
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility
Volume69
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 23 2019

Keywords

  • Coats’ disease
  • Leukocoria
  • retinoblastoma

PubMed: MeSH publication types

  • Journal Article
  • Review

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