Children’s eyes archive

Children’s eye conditions are commonly treated at Clinica London. These conditions include the following:

Ashwin Reddy treats children’s eye conditions at Clinica London.  Mr Reddy is very experienced and highly trained in treating children. We often blog about the different conditions, their treatment, and the technology we use to treat these conditions.

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Blogs about children’s eyes

What is a Paediatric Ophthalmologist?

A paediatric ophthalmologist is a consultant ophthalmologist who has specially trained several years above their general ophthalmology training, in the area of children’s eye problems. Mr Ashwin Reddy is the Paediatric Ophthalmologist at Clinica London who specialises in general eye problems in children, squint, amblyopia, and retinoblastoma.

By | 2017-12-08T18:14:14+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Ashwin Reddy, Children's Eyes, Squint|Comments Off on What is a Paediatric Ophthalmologist?

How is my child’s lazy eye treated?

A lazy eye or amblyopia in a child is when the vision in one eye is not developing as well as the other. Treatment of a lazy eye has to be started as soon as possible in childhood in order to establish the complicated neural connections between the eye and the brain while they are still formative.

By | 2017-12-08T18:14:14+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Amblyopia, Children's Eyes|Comments Off on How is my child’s lazy eye treated?

What is a squint?

A squint is also known medically as strabismus. It is when one eye either wanders inwards or outwards. It can alternate and be sometimes the right eye or sometimes the left eye or be uniquely just one eye is turned in or out. It can be constant or part of the time.

By | 2017-12-08T18:14:17+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Children's Eyes, Squint|Comments Off on What is a squint?

Ptosis surgery: treatment processes in children’s eye surgery

The anaesthetist uses a little sleeping gas to make the child feel very cosy then gives the anaesthetic, and so they are unaware of needles, and ECGs monitoring equipment and unaware of the theatre surrounds.

By | 2017-04-13T16:56:41+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Children's Eyes|Comments Off on Ptosis surgery: treatment processes in children’s eye surgery

The symptoms of droopy eyelids in children

Ptosis is a drooping of the upper eyelids and can occur in children. Ptosis can be unilateral, bilateral or a little bit on both sides and asymmetrical. Ptosis can occur in children in which case it is called congenital. The congenital ptosis in children can interfere with the development of their vision.

By | 2017-04-13T15:49:34+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Children's Eyes|Comments Off on The symptoms of droopy eyelids in children

Will there be a complete cure for sticky eye with syringing and probing under a short anaesthesia?

We treat symptoms of sticky eye in infants and children on a daily basis.

By | 2017-03-07T16:49:26+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Children's Eyes, Dry eyes / Watering eyes|Comments Off on Will there be a complete cure for sticky eye with syringing and probing under a short anaesthesia?