PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY AND STRABISMUS SERVICE

The Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus service of Nethradhama offers diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of eye diseases and vision problems in children and adolescents including adults suffering from Strabismus.

DNB students are posted twice a week to Shraddha Eye Care Trust hospital for performing surgeries and handling independent OPD.

A full complement of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities are available, including treatment for:

  • Refractive errors (nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism)
  • Amblyopia (or "lazy eye") evaluation and treatment
  • Strabismus (crossed eyes, wandering eyes)
  • Abnormal fusion, depth perception, and other sensory abnormalilties
  • Double vision
  • Infections or inflammations of the eye and orbit (e.g., conjunctivitis, cellulitis)
  • Blocked tear ducts
  • Congenital malformation of the eye and orbit
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Juvenile cataracts
  • Injuries to the eye
  • Eye problems associated with genetic conditions
  • Eye screening for juvenile diabetics and junvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Eye problems associated with thyroid disorders
  • Adjustable sutures
  • Topical anesthesia in selected adult strabismus patients
  • Pre-operative prism adaptation to increase surgical precision
  • Binocular vision assessments
  • Pediatric contact lens services for selected eye disorders