- Special charts for Visual Acuity estimation in children
- Cardiff acuity cards
- Teller acuity cards
- Binocular Single Vision estimation devices
- Near & distance stereoacuity charts
Indira Gandhi Eye Hospital and Research Centre have well-equipped modern Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Clinics which offer a wide range of treatments for eye problems in children. Treatment of strabismus (crossed eyes) in adults is also provided. A team of experienced consultants handle treatment of all kinds of eye disorders in children. Till date, we have treated over 150,000 children for eye problems and operated around 16,000 children for eye disorders.
The department offers to the efficient diagnosis and management of a wide range of diseases
The department has a basket of surgeries to offer which include:
The majority of bilateral congenital or infantile cataracts have no identifiable cause. Genetic mutation and familial transmission are the most common cause.
Surgical removal of cataract with or without IOL implantation is the only treatment of congenital cataracts.
Surgery should be performed between four to eight weeks of age
It’s a type of glaucoma in which high fluid pressure in eye damages the optic nerve. It affects children between birth and three years of age.
You may notice that your baby closes her/his eyelids, seems painfully sensitive to light and tears up a lot. Your child may also have large eyes (cornea) and cloudy cornea.
Surgery is the only treatment of Primary Congenital Glaucoma.
Strabismus (crossed eyes) is when your eyes are not lined up properly and they point in different directions.
Treatment may include glasses, patching, eye exercises and/or surgery.