Pediatric Eye Care

We at Poona Eye Care, Karve road Pune provide a range of the latest and best diagnostic treatment services for children with vision problems.

Poona Eye Care also provide pediatric Eye care In Pune offering specialist eye examination services including following components

Eye Inspection:

We provide complete inspection of the eyes, eyelids, muscle movements and examine the pupils and the reflection of light from the back of the eye.

Corneal Light Reflex Testing:

We check the spot where the light is reflected from the cornea. The light reflected in the eye should be sharp and centered on both pupils. The test result is not normal if the reflex of corneal light is not crisp, or it is off-center.

Cover Testing:

Cover test is done to detect misalignment of the eyes. When the child focuses on a specific target, the doctor covers each eye one at a time to observe a shift in the eyes.

Visual Acuity Testing:

Using an eye chart, the child is asked to read different lines of characters. Each eye is separately tested to check the eye sight vision.

Role as a Parent :

Vision plays a key role in the development and education of a child. Parents must be extra-careful because a child may not realize that he has vision issues. The onus is totally on the parents to notice the signs mentioned above and to follow up with a visit to an ophthalmologist.

In the initial years, about 80% of child’s learning involves vision. Good vision is vital for reading to clearly see learning tools such as blackboard, videos and other visual aids. In short, we need to take special care of children’s visual needs they can actively indulge in the learning activity and continue to develop in a proper manner.

We understand that children have special need and require special eye care services. Most commonly diagnosed vision issues in children are as follows:-

  • Farsightedness (Hyperopia)
  • Nearsightedness (Myopia).
  • Astigmatism
  • Crossed eyes (Strabismus)
  • Lazy eye (Amblyopia) .
  • Pediatric eye disease .

Also, check these warning signs for eye or vision problems in children. Consult an ophthalmologist, if your child has

  • Constant irritation in the eyes
  • Headache, eyestrain or double vision.
  • Redness or tearing in eyes
  • Squinting (closing of one eye)
  • Excessive blinking
  • Difficulty in maintaining eye contact
  • A habit of holding objects close to the face or tilting the head while focusing on objects
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