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Federal Advocacy Report for Academic
and Subspecialty Pediatricians
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 FDA has issued draft guidance on the safety of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
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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