• Pediatrics and Strabismus

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    Our Ophthalmologists offer advanced care for pediatric patients. Our providers treat many conditions including:

    • Strabismus: a visual problem that causes the eyes to align incorrectly, and point in different directions. There are two types of strabismus:
      • Infantile esotropia: the eye turns inward. This type of stabismus is common in infants. Young children with esotropia cannot use their eyes together. 
      • Accommodative esotropia: The eyes turn inward when a child focuses the eyes to see clearly. Most common in children 2 years or older, this type of stabismus may cause crossing when focusing at a distance, up close or both.
    • Amblyopia: sometimes known as a "lazy-eye", amblyopia occurs when vision in one or both eyes does not develop properly during childhood.