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Children with eye disorders till the age of 16 years namely refractive errors, strabismus (Squint), lazy eye (amblyopia) & abnormal curvature in cornea (astigmatism) with treatment or surgical management.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1.Who is an Ophthalmologist?
An ophthalmologist is a medically trained doctor who has undertaken further specialized training and study in matters relating to the human eye.
2.Why do I need a regular eye check up?
Regular eye testing is important because our eyes don’t usually hurt when something is wrong. A sight test is a vital health check for our eyes that can pick up early signs of eye conditions before you’re aware of any symptoms – many of which can be treated if found early enough.
3.When do I need eye check up?
There is no age for having eye check up. Its always advisable to get your eyes checked annually. Regular eye examinations for detecting”
•Refractive Errors
•Cataracts
•Glaucoma
•Diabetic Retinopathy
•Age related macular degeneration (AMD)
4.When do children requires eye check up?
Children need their vision checked at 6 months, 1 year, 3 years and before first grade. These examinations should be done during periodically to access their visual acuity, Squints (Lazy eyes) and any other congenital or abnormalities.
5.Why do I need glasses to read?
As we age, the crystalline lens in the eye that focus the light in order to fall on the retina. When thing occurs, it prevents your eyes from focusing as well as they once did. Its effects can begin suddenly, usually around age 40, and can worsen over time
6.Is it necessary to get dilated?
A thorough dilated exam allows you ophthalmologist to do a complete exam of the retina, and that is important to do throughout your life, as several eye diseases and conditions are detected at their earliest stages during a thorough eye examination.
7.Some one has to accompany with us?
Yes, you will require someone to accompany you, after dilatation your eye will be blurred for 2 to 3hours, and your vision will be blurred.
8.Can I drive back home?
No, It is not advisable to drive back
9.Do I have to take an appointment?
Preferably Yes, so that your waiting period will reduce.
10.Why do you need to know my medical history if I am here only for an eye check up?
To rule out if you have risk factors or family history of eye problem and any drug allergies.
11.What are some of the warning signs that might indicate my child has a vision problem?
•The AAO lists the following signs that parents and teachers can look for to help identify a vision problem. If you notice any of the below please schedule an appointment right away.
•An eye turning inward, outward, upward or downward frequently
•Bumping into objects
•Red eyes or eye lids
•Frequent rubbing of the eyes
•Excessive tearing
•Turning or tilting head to use one eye only
•Avoiding coloring, puzzles, or detailed activities
•Difficulty with eye-hand-body coordination
•Avoiding close work
•Holding reading material closer than normal
•Headaches
•Making frequent reversals when reading or writing
•Using a finger to maintain place when reading

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