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Pediatric Eye Care

Children with vision issues or eye conditions require specialized care. Our doctors are experienced in diagnosing and treating a range of childhood eye conditions. We utilize advanced technology and a gentle approach to deliver high-quality, comprehensive eye care for young patients.

Our services include treatment for myopia, amblyopia, strabismus, blocked tear ducts, pediatric cataracts, and other childhood eye conditions.

What is Myopia?

Myopia, commonly known as nearsightedness, is a prevalent vision problem affecting children worldwide. With the increasing prevalence of digital devices and screen time, the incidence of myopia among children is on the rise. At our practice, we understand the importance of early detection and intervention for childhood myopia.

Our team of experts utilizes state-of-the-art technology and specialized techniques to diagnose and manage myopia. From personalized treatment plans to lifestyle recommendations aimed at reducing progression, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to help children maintain clear vision and healthy eyes.

Child having an eye exam

Does My Child Have Myopia?

Recognizing the signs of myopia in children is crucial for timely intervention and prevention of potential complications. Symptoms such as squinting, frequent headaches, and difficulty seeing distant objects may indicate myopia in young individuals. As a parent or caregiver, it’s essential to schedule regular eye exams for your child to monitor their vision health and detect any signs of myopia early on. Our pediatric eye care specialists are committed to educating families about the importance of proactive eye care and offering tailored solutions to address childhood myopia. With regular, thorough exams, you can ensure that your child receives the attention and support they need to thrive with clear, comfortable vision.

What is Strabismus?

Strabismus, commonly known as crossed eyes or “lazy” eyes, is a common condition. Early detection and treatment of strabismus are crucial for preventing potential vision problems and promoting healthy eye development. Through personalized treatment plans tailored to each child’s unique needs, we aim to correct eye alignment issues and improve visual function. By addressing strabismus early on, we can help children achieve optimal eye alignment and enhance their overall quality of life.

What is a Blocked Tear Duct?

Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) is a common condition in children that occurs when the tear ducts are blocked, leading to excessive tearing and potential infection. Recognizing the signs of NLDO in children is crucial for prompt diagnosis and treatment. Symptoms such as excessive tearing, persistent eye discharge, and recurrent eye infections may indicate the presence of NLDO. As a parent or caregiver, it’s essential to seek professional evaluation if you notice any of these signs in your child. 

What is a Pediatric Cataract?

Pediatric cataracts, although less common than in adults, are a serious concern that can affect a child’s vision development. These cloudy areas in the eye’s lens can obstruct vision, leading to visual impairment or even blindness if left untreated. Early detection and intervention are paramount in managing pediatric cataracts effectivelySymptoms such as cloudy or white pupils, poor visual responsiveness, or abnormal eye movements may indicate the presence of cataracts in infants or young children.


What Our Patients Say


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