Red reflex examination in neonates, infants, and children

Kyle A. Arnoldi, Edward J. Buckley, George S. Ellis, Stephen Glaser, David Granet, Jane D. Kivlin, Gregg T. Lueder, James B. Ruben, Maynard B. Wheeler, Steven J. Lichtenstein, Christie L. Morse, Michael X. Repka, S. Niccole Alexander

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Abstract

Red reflex testing is an essential component of the neonatal, infant, and child physical examination. This statement, which is a revision of the previous policy statement published in 2002, describes the rationale for testing, the technique used to perform this examination, and the indications for referral to an ophthalmologist experienced in the examination of children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1401-1404
Number of pages4
JournalPediatrics
Volume122
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2008

Keywords

  • Bruckner reflex
  • Red reflex testing
  • Vision screening

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