Pediatric Ophthalmology

Pediatric ophthalmology is a sub-speciality of ophthalmology concerned with eye diseases, visual development, and vision care in children. Usually pediatric ophthalmologists focus on the development of the visual system and the various diseases that disrupt visual development in children. Children experience a variety of eye problems, many quite distinct from adult eye diseases. Pediatric ophthalmologists ares specially trained to manage such diseases like Pediatric glaucoma, this is a rare condition that may be inherited, caused by incorrect development of the eye’s drainage system before birth. This leads to increased intraocular pressure, which in turn damages the optic nerve. Symptoms of childhood glaucoma include enlarged eyes, cloudiness of the cornea, and photosensitivity. Both medication and surgery are required in some cases. Strabismus is a condition that interferes with binocular vision because it prevents a person from directing both eyes simultaneously towards the same fixation point. It is estimated that up to 5% of all children have some type or degree of strabismus. Children with strabismus may initially have double vision. This occurs because of the misalignment of the two eyes in relation to one another. In an attempt to avoid double vision, the brain will eventually disregard the image of one eye called suppression.

  • Eye Diseases
  • Retienopathy of Prematurity
  • Ptosis
  • Strabismus
  • Pediatric Uveitis
  • Pediatric Glaucoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Pediatric catract
  • Corticol Visual Impairment
  • Genetic Eye Diseases
  • Asthenopia

Related Conference of Pediatric Ophthalmology

July 18-19, 2016

8th Global Ophthalmology Meeting

Chicago, Illinois ,USA
September 26-28, 2016

2nd International Conference on Eye and Vision

Orlando, Florida, USA
September 26-27, 2016

World Ophthalmic Oncology Congress

Orlando, Florida, USA
October 13-15, 2016

Global Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Conference

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
November 24-25, 2016

World Ophthalmology Conference

Melbourne, Australia
November 28 - 30, 2016

9th Global Ophthalmology Summit

Sao Paulo, Brazil
December 05-06, 2016

7th European Ophthalmology Conference

Madrid Spain
May 15-17, 2017

11th Global Ophthalmologists Anuual Meeting

Mar 27-29, 2017

Annual Meeting and Expo on Veterinary Ophthalmology

Orlando, Florida, USA

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