Pediatric Eye Conditions

Our physicians make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating children’s eye conditions. The following is a list of conditions we treat.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

One of a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as complications.

Eyelid Lacerations

A cut to the eyelid caused by trauma.

Foreign Bodies in the Eyes

Objects such as dust and sand may be flushed out with eye drops or water. If vision decreases, eyes are red or painful, there is discharge, trauma or bulging, see a healthcare provider.

Fractures of the Orbit

When one or more bones surrounding the eye are broken. Usually occurs with some type of injury or a strike to the face. May be associated with severe eye injury and damage.

Keratitis

An inflammation or infection of the cornea of the eye, which is the clear, dome-shaped surface that covers the front of the eye.

Refractive Errors

Conditions which affect vision and may require corrective lenses for correction or improvement, including astigmatism, hyperopia and myopia.

Retinoblastoma

A cancer of the retina of the eye, which tends to run in families.

Retinopathy of Prematurity

A disorder of the blood vessels of the light-sensitive part of the eye, most common in premature babies.

Stye

Also known as a hordeolum, an inflammation of the eyelid margin, seen more often in children than in adults, caused by an infection in the sweat glands in the eyelid.