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Alaska Blind Child Discovery: Luminaries

A cooperative, charitable research project to Eliminate Amblyopia Blindness in Alaska

Alex Kemper

  Kemper Alex Kemper is a pediatrician at Duke who has done much to encourage his profession, "The Medical Home" of children, to adopt valid vision screening principals. He is an advisor to the Vision Screening Committee of AAPOS.

1.            Kemper AR, Keating LM, Jackson JL, Levin EM. Comparison of Monocular Autorefraction to Comprehensive Eye Examinations in Preschool-aged and Younger Children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2005;159:435-9.

2.            Kemper AR, Fant KE, Badgett JT. Preschool vision screening in primary care after a legislative mandate for diagnostic eye examinations. South Med J 2003;96:859-62.

3.            Kemper AR, Clark SJ. Preschool vision screening in pediatric practices. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2006;45:263-6.

4.            Kemper A, Margolis P, Downs S, Bordley W. A systematic review of vision screening tests for the detection of amblyopia. Pediatrics 1999;104:1220-1222.

5.            Hartmann EE, Bradford GE, Chaplin PK, et al. Project Universal Preschool Vision Screening: a demonstration project. Pediatrics 2006;117:e226-37.


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