Child Screening

Hearing test in New born & Children:

It is very important to detect and treat the eye diseases in this age group because if untreated they may lead to permanent vision loss. Also children are not able to tell about visual problems and this may be the cause of poor scholastic performance.

All children must have a complete eye examination
bullet between 6-12 months
bullet at 3 years
bullet at 5 years

Common Eye diseases in children are

bullet Refractive error
bullet Amblyopia (lazy eye) - Treatment involves patching
bullet Squint (misalignment of eyes) - Treatment involves Glasses, Exercise, Orthoptics and exercise
bullet ROP (Retinopathy of Pre-maturity) - Screening and lasers
bullet Congenital Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (CNLDO)
bullet Medical management
bullet Probing under Nasal endoscopic guidance
bullet Dacryocystorhinostomy under general anesthesia

Involves facial aesthetics:
bullet Botox injections for Facial Cosmesis, Nerve Paresis, Facial Dyskinesia like hemifacial spasms.
bullet Ptosis surgery for correction of Eye lid level and symmetry.
bullet Artificial eye and custom made prosthesis.
bullet Endoscopic DCR - Dacryocystorhinostomy surgery with or without stents with very satisfying results.
bullet Surgery for Orbital mass
bullet Surgery for blow out fracture of floar of orbit