consultant of lazik and refractive eye
Eyes of children

There is no doubt that the most precious thing we have are our children.

Therefore, we must always encourage their health, especially the health of their eyes

The periodic examination will continue with the specialist ophthalmologist every 3-6 months maximum

For more safety on our children, avoid eye problems and treat any disease quickly

The most common eye diseases for children:

1) Strabismus

The period occurs when the direction of the eyes is different, for example, one of the eyes may be intact and the direction of looking straight, while the direction of looking at the other eye to the inside or outside, or down, or up, and the reason for this incompatibility of the work of the muscles of the eyes.

It may be noted that the infected eye may not develop normally after the treatment, and the treatment of children with strabismus, which pays off with remarkable success when starting early with the age of juicy , To restore good eyesight in both eyes and restore their natural appearance, as well as to achieve harmony between both eyes in the perception of depth of vision, and in terms of available treatments and posed by the eye specialist specialist as he sees fit as follows:

Eyeglasses. Stickers cover the eyes.
Practice eye exercises.
Surgical options.

2) granular granuloma

Lipid granuloma is defined as stiff, non-painful bumps that appear on the eyelids, or one of them, the upper or lower, which may be accompanied by redness of the eyelid and swelling with yellow discharge as well; due to blocked ducts of the sebaceous glands in the upper or lower eyelids. The condition may be exacerbated by the growth of the lipid graft to cover the pupil, requiring treatment by the specialist ophthalmologist. It should be noted that the granuloma of the lipid may recede on its own without treatment, and may need the following set of treatments

Warm eye compresses.
Eye drops.
Simple surgical procedures.
The blind also knows the lazy eye, and the lack of clarity of the picture in one eye as in the other eye.

3) The vision is usually weak in the eye in cases of blinking due to a common eye diseases such as diarrhea, refractive error of the eye, and prevent the passing of light inside the eye as cataracts in children. The most noticeable symptoms are one eye, collision with walking, head tilt at sight, and double vision. It should be noted that the success of the treatment of stunting in children pays off at the recognition of the injury at an early age, and difficult to treat after the age of nine or ten, and may worsen the loss of permanent vision. Available treatments include:

Stickers cover the eyes.
Eye drops.

4) Nystagmus is called nystagmus as well as the urgency of the eye. As the name implies, the movement of the eye continues involuntarily, the movement of the eyeball may be upward or to the sides in a repetitive manner. Consequently, the child's ability to see the objects is fixed and as a compensatory reaction to the problem The child's head takes abnormal positions, trying to fix the vision and determine a fixed vision to reduce the nystagmus. The position of the head is defined by a zero point.

The nystagmus may be present from birth or later acquired with the age of the child, and it may be mentioned that the problem may result from problems in the nervous system or may be associated with other eye diseases of children, and the therapeutic procedures used to treat nystagmus:

Special contact lenses.
Ophthalmic prism.
Surgical intervention in some special cases.

Other common diseases Many problems and other eye diseases in children, including:

Clogged ducts
Drop the eyelid
Cataracts in children
The blue water
Inflammation of the eyelid
Corneal scratching
Retinal nephropathy
Double vision