“If my son had not been screened by iScreen Vision© there is no telling if we would have ever discovered his condition, and he could have lost his vision. I would like to thank iScreen for helping my child…”

 

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“Photoscreening is supported by the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics, which supports the use of photoscreening technology for preschool vision screening.”

Longmuir, S., Pfeifer, W., Leon, A., Olson, R., Short, L., Scott, W., Nine-year Results of a Volunteer Lay Network Photoscreening Program of 147,809 Children Using MTI PhotoScreener in Iowa. Ophthalmology. March 2010.

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“…we believe the results of this study continue to validate the effectiveness of photoscreening when it is performed properly, and that photoscreening is probably more effective than the traditional vision screening performed in this study for 3- to 4-year-old children.”

Salcido, A.A., Bradley, J., Donahue, S.P., The Predictive Value of Photoscreening and Traditional Screening of Pre-school Children. Journal of AAPOS. Vol. 9, No. 2, April 2005.

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“The USPSTF recommends screening to detect amblyopia, strabismus, and defects in visual acuity in children younger than age 5 years.”

Screening for Visual Impairment in Children Younger than Age 5 Years. Recommendation Statement. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Fam Med. 2004;2:263-266.

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“…objective screening can outperform lay visual acuity testing in kindergarten- and preschool-aged children as well as in toddlers and infants.”

Kirk, V.G., Clausen, M.M, Armitage, M.D., Arnold, R.W., Preverbal Photoscreening for Amblyogenic Factors and Outcomes in Amblyopia Treatment. Early Objective Screening and Acuities. ARCH OPHTHALMOL/Vol. 126, No. 4, April 2008.

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“…amblyopia is…the third most frequent cause of unilateral blindness. The greatest net benefit was obtained when the screening strategy was to use photoscreening in 3- to 4- year-old preschoolers.”

Joish V.N., Malone C.D., Miller J.M., A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Vision Screening Methods for Preschoolers and School-Age Children. Journal of AAPOS. Vol. 7, No. 4, August 2003.

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