How should we persuade children – particularly those with communication challenges – to co-operate during ophthalmic examinations? Light for Sight’s new Procedure to Increase Compliance may hold the answer
Farhad Hafezi | | Quick Read
You can’t just put a child in front of an ophthalmic instrument and expect everything to go smoothly. Even for adults, measuring IOP with air-puff tonometry feels like being poked in the eye! Imagine what it’s like for children – no wonder they are reluctant to repeat the experience contralaterally. And when children have imperfect communication skills – for example, because they are very young or have autistic traits – it is almost impossible to persuade them to go through that kind of procedure again. Unless, of course, you know how.
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