Conditions We Treat in Ophthalmology

Conditions We Treat in Ophthalmology

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Pediatric Anophthalmia

Anophthalmia occurs when a baby is born missing one or both eyes. Learn more about this congenital condition.

Esotropia (Cross-Eyed)

Pediatric esotropia is when a one or both a child’s eyes turn inward toward their nose (cross-eyed). Learn more.

Eye Infections

Pediatric eye infections, like conjunctivitis (pinkeye), cause the eye to become inflamed and irritated. Learn more.

Genetic Ocular Diseases

Learn more about pediatric genetic ocular diseases, which are eye conditions that are inherited (passed down through families).

Pediatric Glaucoma

Pediatric glaucoma causes fluid to build up in the front part of a child’s eye, damaging the optic nerve. Learn more.

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Learn more about pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, which consists of diseases that affect the brain and eye connection.

Pediatric Posterior Embryotoxon

Commonly associated with having another congenital condition, posterior embryotoxon causes a solid-colored ring in the cornea. Learn more.

Pediatric Amblyopia

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is a common vision disorder in children. It occurs when one or both eyes send a blurry image to the brain (even if there is no structural problem with the eye itself). Left untreated, amblyopia can lead to permanent loss of vision.

Cataracts

A cataract is a cloudy patch on the normally clear lens of the eye that may cause blurred vision. Some cataracts are so small they don't impair vision at all, while others can affect the whole lens, causing blindness.

Pediatric Ocular Trauma

Pediatric ocular trauma is any injury to a child's eye. Damages to the eyeball, eyelid or bones around the eye are all examples of pediatric ocular trauma. Eye trauma in children accounts for 7% of all physical injuries and between 10 and 15% of all eye diseases in kids.

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