Pediatric Ophthalmology

Pediatric ophthalmology is a sub-speciality of ophthalmology concerned with eye diseases, visual development, and vision care in children. The pediatric ophthalmologist has additional training, experience, and expertise in examining children, and has the greatest knowledge of possible conditions that affect the pediatric patient and his/her eyes.  Neurologic development of vision occurs up until approximately age 12 years. Misalignment of the eyes (strabismus), uncorrected refractive error (myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism), and asymmetry of refractive error between the two eyes can negatively affect this development.  If these conditions are diagnosed and treated early, good vision can develop and can be maintained.  Certain diseases elsewhere in the body, such as diabetes, can affect the eyes, and the pediatric ophthalmologist addresses these, as well.

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Eye screening
  • Strabismus
  • Amblyopia, Exotropia, Esotropia
  • Superior Oblique Palsy
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Dissociated Vertical Deviation (DVD)

Related Conference of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Mar 27-29, 2017

Annual Meeting and Expo on Veterinary Ophthalmology

Orlando, Florida, USA
June 05-06, 2017

2nd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress

Milan, Italy
September 25-27, 2017

11th Global Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting

Dubai, UAE
July 17-19, 2017
10 Plenary Forums - 1Event

World Congress and Expo on Optometry and Vision Science
(10 Plenary Forums - 1Event)

Chicago, USA
August 21-23, 2017

International Conference on Eye and Vision

Toronto,Canada
Oct 05-06,2017

2nd International Conference on Eye and Vision

Osaka , Japan
October 23-25, 2017

2nd International Conference on Ophthalmology

Osaka, Japan
13-11-2017

Global Experts Meeting on Ophthalmology

Melbourne, Australia
December 04-06, 2017

15th European Ophthalmology Congress

Rome, Italy
Dec 4-6, 2017

World Ophthalmology Summit

Sau Paulo, Brazil

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