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Is there a big difference in eye testing by pediatric opthalmologist and non-pediatric opthalmologist?
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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Just like there is a difference between a pediatrician and an internist.
A pediatric ophthamologist is most experienced in pediatric eye care.

In brief: Yes
Just like there is a difference between a pediatrician and an internist.
A pediatric ophthamologist is most experienced in pediatric eye care.
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Violeta Radenovich
Ophthalmology - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A pediatric ophthalmologist is specialized in eye diseases and surgery in children .
There are special vision charts to test vision in children under 5 . The pedi ophthalmologist kwows streak retinoscopy , a technique to check refractive errors like myopia hyperopia and astigmatism in pre verbal children.

In brief: Yes
A pediatric ophthalmologist is specialized in eye diseases and surgery in children .
There are special vision charts to test vision in children under 5 . The pedi ophthalmologist kwows streak retinoscopy , a technique to check refractive errors like myopia hyperopia and astigmatism in pre verbal children.
Dr. Violeta Radenovich
Dr. Violeta Radenovich
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