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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: CQQA: Visual Problems

Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers

Visual Problems: Refractive Error (Near/Far sighted), Lazy Eyes/Wandering Eyes (Amblyopia), and Cross-Eyes (Strabismus)

Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Lindsay Huth, B.A.
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed
Creation Date: January 2002
Last Revision Date: April 2002


Common Questions, Quick Answers
Refractive Error
Cross-Eyes (Strabismus)
Lazy Eyes/Wandering Eyes (Amblyopia)

Refractive Errors (Near sighted/Far sighted)

How should the eyes work?
What causes refractive error?
How is refractive error treated?

Cross-Eyes (Strabismus)

How should the eyes work?
What causes cross-eyes?
How are cross-eyes treated?

Lazy Eyes/Wandering Eyes (Amblyopia)

How should the eyes work?
What causes lazy eye?
How is lazy eye treated?

When should I call the doctor?

Quick Answers

References

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