Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus

Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus

Vision is the leading indicator of human health. However, not all people consciously approach their well-being, and children sometimes do not speak at all about the presence of problems. Parents need to be attentive to their children and to come with the child for examination to a specialist. In time detected diseases are much easier to treat than neglected diseases.

The Tel Aviv Medical Clinic has been treating and preventing childhood diseases, including vision problems, for more than ten years. Our ophthalmology department equipped with the latest equipment, with the help of which the specialist will be able to quickly and painlessly return vision to your chad and remove defects.

Causes of pathology

The main factors that influence the vision are:

  • Congenital anomalies;
  • Infectious eye diseases;
  • Injuries or bruises;
  • High eye load;
  • Allergic diseases.

If you notice that your child has eyes mowing or has become worse to see, you should immediately contact specialists for consultation.

What diseases of the visual system we treat

Our child ophthalmology unit is considered the best worldwide. Thanks to many years of experience and extensive knowledge of doctors, we treat our small patients reliably and effectively. The main areas of our activity are the following diseases:

  • Squint;
  • Nystagmus;
  • Amblyopia;
  • Short-sightedness;
  • Far-sightedness;
  • Astigmatism;
  • Failure of the lacrimal canal;
  • Cataract;
  • Glaucoma;
  • Allergic and infectious reactions;
  • Inflammation of the cornea, eyelids, and orbits;
  • Retina diseases;
  • Bruises and eye injuries;
  • Neuro-ophthalmologic deviations.

It should be noted that a child over one year of age must undergo an annual examination with a specialist to avoid the development of undesirable complications.

Diagnosis of a disease

At our Tel Aviv Medical Clinic, specialists perform the following diagnostic studies:

  • Oftalmoskopiya;
  • Vizometriya;
  • Skiaskopiya;
  • Biomicroscopy;
  • Refaktometriya;
  • Computer perimetry;
  • Tonometry.

At an early age, it is essential to diagnose the deviation in time, as a failure of visual function will cause the occurrence of slash and amblyopia.

Treatment of vision problems

Mainly eye diseases are treated in childhood to avoid surgery in the future. The following therapies used at our Tel Aviv Medical Clinic:

  • Laser treatment;
  • Photostimulation;
  • Tsvetoterapiya;
  • Magnetotherapy;
  • Electrical stimulation of the nerve in the eye;
  • Video computer correction.

As prevention of the development of diseases of the visual system, experts advise to control parents' time of stay at the computer, to do special exercises for eyes, to monitor hygiene, to consume vitamin complexes. Your health is in your hands, and our doctors will happily help you return to a quality life.