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Paediatric ophthalmology

If your child is struggling with his or her eyesight, our specialist paediatric ophthalmologists can help. Book an appointment online today.

Young patient and her parent talk to the doctor in their paediatric ophthalmology consultation

What is paediatric ophthalmology?

Paediatric Ophthalmology is a branch of Ophthalmology that deals with the treatment of eye diseases in children. 

The type of eye diseases that affect children are different from those affecting adults and treatment methods required in children are also quite different. Moreover, the eye doctors for children are distinctive and trained differently.


Author: Mr Manoj Parulekar - Consultant Ophthalmologist, FRCS (Ophth).

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