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What exactly does a pediatric eye doctor do?

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Dr. Dean Bonsall
Ophthalmology - Pediatric
7 doctors agree

In brief: Peds ophthalmologist

We deal with medical or surgical eye diseases that affect children's vision.
We also deal with vision development issues.

In brief: Peds ophthalmologist

We deal with medical or surgical eye diseases that affect children's vision.
We also deal with vision development issues.
Dr. Dean Bonsall
Dr. Dean Bonsall
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Dr. Harold Ballitch
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Watches young eyes

Pediatric ophthalmologists typically treat medical and surgical diseases of the eye in patients less than 18 years of age.
Many times they will do strabismus surgery to correct crooked eyes or treat a "lazy" eye.

In brief: Watches young eyes

Pediatric ophthalmologists typically treat medical and surgical diseases of the eye in patients less than 18 years of age.
Many times they will do strabismus surgery to correct crooked eyes or treat a "lazy" eye.
Dr. Harold Ballitch
Dr. Harold Ballitch
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Dr. Pratip Nag
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Examine the eyes

Pediatric eye doctors do a variety of things.
For a child who can not read or identify shapes the pediatric eye doctor can examine their eyes to tell if there is vision issues. Apartfr that they diagnose a variety of disease by looking at the back of the eye and they can help treat a lot of the eye related diseases like cataracts, infections etc.

In brief: Examine the eyes

Pediatric eye doctors do a variety of things.
For a child who can not read or identify shapes the pediatric eye doctor can examine their eyes to tell if there is vision issues. Apartfr that they diagnose a variety of disease by looking at the back of the eye and they can help treat a lot of the eye related diseases like cataracts, infections etc.
Dr. Pratip Nag
Dr. Pratip Nag
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