Some eye diseases affect children more predominantly than others. Here you can find out the symptoms, causes, and treatments of the most common pediatric eye-related diseases and conditions.

Amblyopia »

Amblyopia is a disorder in which the eyes are unable to coordinate their alignment or to maintain parallel focus. Simply put, the eyes don't want to play nice with each other.

Strabismus »

Strabismus, also known as crossed or turned eye, is the medical term used when the two eyes are not straight. It occurs in approximately 2 to 4 percent of the population.

Retinopathy of Prematurity »

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is a disease of the retina affecting prematurely born babies.

Congenital Cataracts »

A congenital cataract is an opacity (cloudiness) of the lens of the eye that is present at, or develops shortly after, birth.

Stargardt's Disease »

Stargardt's disease is the most common form of inherited juvenile macular degeneration. It is characterized by a reduction of central vision with a preservation of peripheral (side) vision.

 

 

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