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“ Child's Eye Needs an Ultra Exclusive Care”

Pediatric ophthalmologists or in simple language Surgeons specially for eye care of children focus on the development of the visual system and the various diseases that disrupt visual development in children. Pediatric ophthalmologists also have expertise in managing the various ocular diseases that affect children in a specialized manner.

At Spectra Eye, we have a team of dedicated pediatric ophthalmologists to cater to your child’s unique ophthalmic needs.

Eye problems in children

  • Infections (conjunctivitis)./li>
  • Squint/Strabismus is a misalignment of the eyes that affects 2-4% of the population; The term strabismus applies to other types of misalignments, including an upward, downward, or outward turning eye./li>
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye) occurs when the vision of one eye is significantly better than the other eye, and the brain begins to rely on the better eye and ignore the weaker one. Amblyopia affects 3- 4% of the population and is clinically diagnosed when the refractive error of one eye is more than 1.5 diopters different than the other eye./li>
  • Refractive errors such as myopia (near-sightedness) and astigmatism Blocked tear ducts./li>
  • Ptosis/li>
  • Retinopathy of prematurity/li>
  • Nystagmus/li>
  • Visual inattention/li>
  • Pediatric cataracts/li>
  • Pediatric glaucoma/li>
  • Abnormal vision development/li>
  • Genetic disorders often cause eye problems for affected children. Since approximately 30% of genetic syndromes affect the eyes, examination by a pediatric ophthalmologist can help with the diagnosis of genetic conditions./li>
  • Congenital malformations/li>
  • Orbital tumours/li>
  • Accommodative insufficiency/li>
  • Convergence insufficiency and asthenopia