Disorders of the Lacrimal System

Jan 21, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Disorders of the Lacrimal System

Definitions and Epidemiology Print Section Listen Disorders of the lacrimal system are among the most common problems encountered in pediatric ophthalmology. Approximately 6% of infants are born with nasolacrimal duct…

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Abnormal Optic Nerve

Jan 21, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Abnormal Optic Nerve

Abnormal Optic Nerve: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem The optic nerve is abnormal Common Causes Optic nerve hypoplasia Papilledema Optic nerve coloboma Glaucoma Other…

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Abnormal Red Reflex

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Abnormal Red Reflex: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem “My child’s eye reflex looks white.” Common Causes Cataract Retinoblastoma Pseudoleukocoria Other Causes Retinal abnormalities Detachment…

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Cloudy Cornea

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Cloudy Cornea: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem “My child’s eye looks cloudy.” Common Causes Infantile glaucoma Corneal infection Forceps injury Peter’s anomaly Other Causes…

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Anisocoria

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Anisocoria: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem “One of my child’s pupils is larger than the other.” Common Causes Physiological anisocoria Horner syndrome Iritis Pharmacological…

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Bumps on the Iris

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Bumps on the Iris: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem “My child has bumps on the colored part of the eye.” Common Causes Small iris…

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Retinal Hemorrhage

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Retinal Hemorrhage: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem Retinal hemorrhage Common Causes Normal birth Child abuse Other Causes Major trauma Systemic disease Glutaric aciduria type…

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Bumps Around the Eyes

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Bumps Around the Eyes: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem “My child has a bump on (or near) his eye.” Common Causes Newborns Hemangioma Dermoid…

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Droopy Eyelids

Jan 21, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Droopy Eyelids

Droopy Eyelids: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem “My child’s eyelid is droopy.” Common Causes Congenital ptosis Other Causes Myasthenia gravis Horner syndrome Third nerve…

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Learning Disorders

Jan 21, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Learning Disorders

Learning Disorders: Introduction Print Section Listen | Download (.pdf) | Print The Problem “My child is having trouble at school.” Common Causes Reading disorder (dyslexia) Normal variation in rate of…

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