Pediatric ophthalmology deals with all pathologies, visual disturbances, from the newborn to the adolescent.
One in eight children has a visual abnormality.
Refractive disorders can be screened at any age, but consultation at 1 year, 3 years, 6 years are important dates for screening.
Some signs on a daily basis should push you to consult: red eyes, impression that the child squints, white reflection in the pupils or even bad results in the school.
Children are not considered as small adults, a specialized examination with a Fundus is important for detecting refractive disorders and strabismus.