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Alaska Blind Child Discovery: Luminaries

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

Bob Hered

  Hered Bob Hered (L) with co-See by Three colleague Geoff Bradford.

Robert Hered, from the NeMours Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida has a consistent track record of efforts to improve screening and decreasing amblyopia. He has served as the Chair of the Vision Screening Committee at AAPOS balancing experience with acuity screening, education and objective screening. He has developed a wonderful educational interactive CD distributed through the AAP that educations in practical methods of vision screening and exam for pediatricians. Dr. Hered has completed his portion, one of two programs sponsored by the Children's Eye Foundation of AAPOS called "See by Three." References:

1.    Hered RW, Rothstein M. Preschool vision screening frequency after an office-based training session for primary care staff. Pediatrics. 2003;112(1 Pt 1):e17-21.

2.    Hered RW, Murphy S, Clancy M. Comparison of the HOTV and Lea Symbols charts for preschool vision screening. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1997;34(1):24-28.




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