This is a sub specialty of ophthalmology that is concerned with treating the eye problems
children. Children may not complain if they do not see out of one or both eyes. Children have
accommodative component hence their eyes are able to mask most of the refractive errors.
the only clue may be poor performance in school as well viewing the blackboard at a very close
Hence all children need regular eye checkups. Of the many eye problems in children, the most
important are refractive errors, squint and amblyopia. EYE ALLERGY has recently emerged as a
problem for the children living in the metro cities. This kind of allergy has to be handled with
care and should be managed by only and ophthalmologist