Eye Disorders

Eye Disorders

The eye is the organ of vision. It is made up of the eyeball and the optic nerve. Some children are born with or develop eye problems.

Topics in this section include:

  • amblyopia
  • blindness
  • cataracts
  • conjunctivitis
  • diplopia or double vision
  • glaucoma
  • nystagmus
  • retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)
  • strabismus
  • torticollis ocular
  • vision therapy
  • visual impairments and low vision

Visit these websites for more information:

Amblyopia in Children: What It Is and How It Is Treated - American Academy of Family Physicians

Children and Eye Problems - Prevent Blindness America

Facts About Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) - National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute

Vision Impairment and Blindness - U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health


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