Brain cells in the early stages of adolescent development are very sensitive. Because these brain cells develop throughout the first decade of life, disorders to the eyes that have little effect on adults have a tremendous and life-long effect on younger eyes. Poor vision due to inadequate stimulation of brain cells, called amblyopia or “lazy eye”, is a common cause of vision loss in young children.
Our doctors are not only trained to handle the most advanced macular dystrophies in adults, but they are also a dedicated team, trained in understanding and treating children of all ages. Our multidisciplinary team provides safe, and highly effective care at all of our locations. Our ophthalmic imaging and diagnostic testing are attempting to improve outcomes for the following conditions in children: