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).