Pediatric Ophthalmology

PEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY

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Childhood Squint

Regular Eye screening in Pediatric age group is recommended for early diagnosis of refractive errors and congenital disorders and squint related problems.

Conditions like Amblyopia or ‘Lazy Eye’ need to be diagnosed before 8 years of age and treated so as to regain precious vision.

Some children usually complain of recurrent allergies and redness in the eyes which need to be managed tactfully.

Anil Eye hospital provides comprehensive Pediatric ophthalmology services right from Vision Screening, Refraction, Congenital Cataract surgeries, Management of juvenile Glaucoma, Retinal screening for ROP (Retinopathy of Pre-maturity).






Pediatric Ophthalmology > Plusoptix Vision Screener



Plusoptix Basic features :

  • Measurement from 1m (3.3 feet) distance to the child
  • Measurement in less than one second
  • Children can be tested starting from 6 months of age

Screening results :

With these measurement values it is possible to detect e.g. following most prevalent childhood vision disorders that may lead to the development of amblyopia (lazy eye) including:

  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)
  • Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Astigmatism (blurred vision)
  • Anisometropia (unequal refractive power)
  • Anisocoria (unequal pupil size)
  • Strabismus (Eye misalignment)