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Pediatric Ophthalmology

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Common eye problems in children

Infection (conjuctivitis)

Squint or strabismus

Amblyopia (lazy eye)

The management of Amblyopia involves correcting of significant refractive errors by using techniques that encourage the brain to pay attention to the weaker eye such as patching the stronger eye (OCCLUSION THERAPY)

Retinopathy of prematurity

Blocked tear ducts

Pediatric Cataract and glaucoma

Accommodative Insufficiency

Convergence insufficiency and asthenopia

Refractive errors

Causes

Heredity

Weakness of the eye muscles

Eye injury

Refractive errors

Treatment

Spectacles (Squint due to refractive errors)

Surgical treatment