Wellness - Eye Care | 1-10 yrs

Eye Problems To Worry About In Children

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“Eyes are the windows to the world” says the old adage. True, eyes are the medium through which we see the world .

Being such vital organs, our eyes need to function properly, without any trouble. But, quite often, eye problems affect people due to various reasons, and create vision malfunctions. It happens in children too.

Eye problems do not necessarily mean only the usual defects like long-sightedness or short-sightedness that people suffer from. From watery eyes to Amblyopia, and fromconjunctivitis to crossed eyes, eye problems are varied and numerous.

According to an article titled Strabismus and Crossed Eyes by Gary Heiting OD published in allaboutvision.com in 2017, both large-angle and small-angle strabismus can impact the self-esteem of children as it interferes with normal eye contact with others. A good idea for parents would be to conduct routine eye exams for children as negligence may lead to complications like double vision, amblyopia or visual symptoms.

Healthy eyes are a critical part of a child’s development. With regular examination, many eye diseases can be detected and treated appropriately.

Want to know in detail about the various eye problems in children? Then, please flip through the pages of this ClipBook.

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Watery Eyes In Children

Do you notice a kind of watery look in your child’s eye? Do you feel this is a regular occurrence without any obvious reason? Well, before you hit the panic button it will be a good idea to check out this post!

Refractive Errors In Children

Refractive errors are just one potential cause of blurred vision, so it is important for your child to have an examination right away if she is experiencing symptoms.

Amblyopia

In amblyopia, there may not be an obvious problem of the eye. Vision loss occurs because nerve pathways between the brain and the eye aren't properly stimulated. The brain “learns” to see only blurry images with the amblyopic eye even when glasses...

Conjunctivitis Or Pinkeye

Conjunctivitis, also known as pinkeye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin clear tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid.

Pediatric Cataract

A cataract is any cloudiness or opacity of the lens of the eye, which is normally crystal clear. There are many types of cataracts. Some cataracts are small and do not interfere with vision. Other cataracts are large and cause severe vision loss...

Strabismus And Crossed Eyes

Strabismus is a failure of the two eyes to maintain proper alignment and work together as a team. If you have strabismus, one eye looks directly at the object you are viewing, while the other eye is misaligned inward (esotropia, "crossed eyes" or...

Double Vision

Double vision is seeing two images of a single object. It's sometimes confused with blurred vision. If you have blurred vision, a single unclear image will appear. If you have double vision, you'll see two images at the same time. Double vision m...

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