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Pediatric Ophthalmology

Healthy eyes and vision are critical for a kid’s social development and learning abilities. A pediatric eye doctor should regularly examine their eyes to diagnose and treat vision problems earlier. At Netralayam, we have fellowship trained pediatric ophthalmologists and state-of-the-art equipment to provide the finest surgical and medical care for common and complex vision problems. We customize exams, diagnosis, and treatment to each child’s age, developmental stage, and eye care needs.

If you are looking for an experienced and child-friendly pediatric ophthalmologist near you, schedule an appointment with Netralayam.

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What Do Pediatric Ophthalmologists Do?

Pediatric ophthalmologists can diagnose and provide treatment for children’s vision issues. They prescribe glasses and contact lenses.

How Can I Fix My Toddler's Squint?

Glasses, injections, eye exercises, and surgery can correct a toddler’s squint.

Can a Child Develop a Squint?

Some children can be born with a squint or develop it between 1 and 4 years.

How Do You Know If Your Baby Has Squint Eyes?

In children, squint can be identified by symptoms, including headaches, decreased vision, double vision, difficulty reading, and impaired depth perception.

When Should a Child See an Ophthalmologist?

A child should visit an ophthalmologist when they have vision problems.

What Age Should a Child See an Eye Doctor?

Children should have their first eye exam when they are aged six months and then at least once every year.

What Is Strabismus?

Strabismus, also called squint is a condition where a person’s eyes are misaligned.

What Are the Different Types of Strabismus?

Types of Strabismus are:

  • Esotropia (inward eyes)
  • Exotropia (outward eyes)
  • Hypertropia (upward eyes)
  • Hypotropia (downward eyes)
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