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Pediatric ophthalmology cares for babies, children and teens vision care, eye diseases, visual development.
Wellstar pediatric ophthalmologists provide total eye healthcare for young patients, from babies to teens. They typically work closely with a child's optometrist to provide the highest level of vision-related medical attention. Eye health affects every part of life. Our eye care specialists conduct eye exams and provide surgical and non-surgical therapies.
Pediatric ophthalmologists are medical doctors who can often detect subtle symptoms that indicate eye problems in babies or toddlers. At this age, the baby can't describe symptoms, so seeing a pediatric ophthalmologist is vital if a parent or optometrist notices a blocked tear duct, clouding of the eye, a lazy or crossed eyes.
Wellstar's pediatric ophthalmologists can also provide emergency care for chemical burns and conditions like glaucoma and cataracts. Catching childhood eye diseases early is crucial to preventing vision loss and experiencing healthy vision later in life.