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The FDA Releases a New Consumer Update
on the Safety of Laser Toys – August 2013


When operated unsafely, or without certain controls, the highly-concentrated
light from lasers—even those in toys—can be dangerous, causing serious eye
injuries and even blindness. FDA has issued draft guidance on the safety of
toy laser products to protect children from harm.

Laser Toys: Not Always Child’s Play
http://go.usa.gov/jVQj


Policy Statements Released


January-2013 Screening Examination of Premature Infants for
Retinopathy of Prematurity


November-2012 Instrument-Based Pediatric Vision Screening


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Executive Committee
2013-2014


David Granet, MD FAAP
Chairperson
San Diego, CA


Sharon Lehman, MD FAAP
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Wilmington, DE

Richard J Blocker, MD FAAP
Framingham, MA

Geoffrey E Bradford, MD FAAP
Morgantown, WV

Steven E Rubin
Great Neck, NY

R Michael Siatkowski, MD FAAP
Oklahoma City, OK

James B Ruben, MD FAAP
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Sacramento, CA


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