Retinoblastoma is an uncommon eye cancer impacting about 300 children each year. The disease occurs most often in children under the age of 4 years, with 80% of cases taking place under age 3 years and virtually none above age 6 years. Many children (99%) with this disease will be cured.
Category: Baby Vision
Swollen tear ducts, or dacryocystitis, is an inflammation of the tear drainage system in one or both eyes that cause excessive tearing, and often inflammation and discharge in spite of there being no presence of allergies, cold, or other issues. This can happen to people at any age, however it is most generally observed in […]
Definition: Exotropia (also known as wall-eyes) is a form of strabismus where the eyes are deviated outside. It is the reverse of esotropia. People with exotropia typically experience crossed diplopia. Intermittent exotropia is a fairly typical condition. “Sensory exotropia” takes place in the existence of bad vision. Infantile exotropia (in some cases called “hereditary exotropia”) […]
The eyeball has to preserve a specific level of tension, or pressure, within the eye to keep it from collapsing. A series of canals within the eye constantly drain pipes fluid to keep intraocular pressure, frequently called IOP, within this range. Children, including infants, as well as adults can develop raised intraocular pressure. Elevated pressure […]