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Dr. Forbes is well published in the area of ocular trauma and the shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma. He is the site coordinator for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigative Group (PEDIG) trials and has published in the area of craniofacial disorders. He is director of the eye division of the craniofacial specialty clinic. He is also the director of the ophthalmology division of the 22Q and you program.Key WordsShaken Baby Syndrome, Retinal hemorrhages, Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma, Ocular Trauma
Forbes BJ, Mills MD, Levin AV: Shaken Baby Syndrome - Ophthalmic Findings Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update 4 (4): 161-168,2003.
Forbes BJ, Christian CW, Judkins AJ, Kryston K.: Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome): Ophthalmic Findings Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 41 (2): 80-88,2004.
Forbes BJ, Guo S: Update on the Surgical Management of Pediatric Cataracts Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 43 (3): 143-156,2006.
PEDIG Eye Disease Investigator Group: A Randomized Trial to Evaluate 2 Hours of Daily Patching for Strabismic and Anisometropic Amblyopia in Children Ophthalmology 113 (6): 904-912,2006.
PEDIG Eye Disease Investigative Group: A Randomized Trial of Atropine vs Patching for Treatment of Moderate Amblyopia in Children. Arch Ophthalmol. 120 (3): 268-278,2002.
Forbes BJ, Oesterle C, Olitsky S: Treatment of Intermittent Exotropia Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 43 (5): 264-268,2006.
Binenbaum G, Forbes BJ, McDonald-McGinn D: Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Associated with Sclerocornea American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Annual Meeting, Keystone, CO : 2006.
Binenbaum G, Forbes B, McDonald-McGinn D: Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Associated with Sclerocornea The Fifth International 22Q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Conference. Marseilles, France : 2006.
Forbes BJ: The Shaken Baby Syndrome - Eye Manifestations - Case Scenarios Child Maltreatment 3E: Two Volume Set : 2005.
Forbes BJ: Ophthalmic Manifestations of Inflicted Childhood Neurotraumas Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by Department of Health and Human Services : 163-164,2002.
The Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaDepartment of Pediatric Ophthalmology34th and Civic Center Boulevard, Room 9NW38