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pediatric ophthalmology and Squint

Win Vision is known as unrivalled for its Pediatric Ophthalmologist in Hyderabad and also for Squint Specialist in Hyderabad.

1. How do I know my child has a vision problem?
A. According to the Best Pediatric Ophthalmologist in Hyderabad, any of the followings can be a sign of eye problem:

  • If child watches books and blackboard from close distance
  • Rubs eyes frequently
  • Watering from eyes while reading
  • Squeezes eyes to see
  • Squinting of eye
  • Adapts a particular head posture to see
  • Fails to finish notes from blackboard when sitting in the last bench
  • Slow in reading and writing

2. At what age can we do complete eye examination?
A: It can be done as early as 20 days of birth. So there is no age limit to get your child examined

3. What is squint?
A: Crossing of eyes is called squint. It is called ‘Mela Kanna’ in Telugu

4. Does squint become normal with age?
A: There are many types of squints. Some are more harmful than the others and none of the squints improves with age. So only your ophthalmologist can guide you regarding treatment of the same. Win Vision has one of the best Squint Specialist in Hyderabad.

5. How is squint harmful?
A: According to the Squint Specialist in Hyderabad, it can cause the eye having squint to become lazy and lose vision in the eye. This may cause permanent vision loss in the eye.

6: What are the treatment options for squint?
A: This can be cured by non-surgical means like glasses, exercises, vision therapy, patching exercises, prism glasses. In some cases, it may need surgical treatment

7: What is the surgical treatment for squint? What are the side effects?
A: As termed by the Squint Specialist in Hyderabad, the muscles that are causing the squint are strengthened and weakened accordingly. This is cosmetically aesthetic and does not cause any permanent scars or stitches. Being an extraocular procedure there are no vision-related side effects.

8: What is the age limit for squint correction?
A: There is no age limit. At any age, atient can get squint correction done successfully

9: Do I need repeated surgeries to correct squint?
A: Squint surgery usually has good results unless in rare cases where the muscles may become weak with age

10: What is the role of paediatric ophthalmologist?
A: As we know examining children is an art. Also glass prescription in children need to modified according to their age and requirement. With special training in dealing with only children’s eye diseases, paediatric ophthalmologist give the best care for your children.

11. What are the other eye diseases that my child can have?
A: Pediatric Ophthalmologists in Hyderabad analyzed the following diseases in children:

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Refractive errors
  • Squints
  • Nystagmus
  • Cataract
  • Trauma- very prone to injuries
  • Congenital glaucoma
  • Retinal degenerations like retinopathy of prematurity, Lebers congenital amourosis, congenital stationary night blindness, rod cone dystrophies
  • Other retinal diseases like Coats disease and Intermediate uveitis
  • Cortical visual impairment
  • Delayed visual development
  • Ocular tumours like retinoblastoma

For more details about any of these diseases, you can contact our Paediatric Ophthalmologist in Hyderabad and Squint Specialist in Hyderabad.

12: What are the special types of procedures offered at Win Vision Squint and paediatric Ophthalmology department?
A: We have the latest equipment to check Binocularity, Stereopsis and to work up the accommodation and convergence of the patients
Also equipment to check colour vision, contrast sensitivity is available.
Our paediatric Ophthalmologist is well trained in minimally invasive squint procedures, nystagmus surgeries, sutureless squint correction, and adjustable squint surgeries

13: Why is there white reflex in my child’s eye?
A: White reflex in the eye of a child is not normal. This can be due to corneal opacity, cataract, retinal tumour or retinal detachment. You should take your child for urgent eye checkup.

14: My child got injury while playing. What is the first aid? Does he require eye checkup?
A: Injury can be due to sharp objects like needles, pins or thorns which can penetrate the eye and cause vision loss. Blunt objects like balls, fist of hand, bat etc can cause retinal bleeds, bleeding in the eye that can increase the eye pressure or retinal detachments. 
As First Aid wash the eye with clean water. Do not try to remove the foreign material and take to eye doctor urgently.

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