Eye clinicEye clinicEye clinicEEnglishOphthalmologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)EyesNervous systemConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Find information about how your eyes work and what happens when you take your child for an eye exam. You can also learn about basic first aid for eye injuries, and different types of eye conditions and how they are treated.</p><p>Find information about how your eyes work and what happens when you take your child for an eye exam. You can also learn about basic first aid for eye injuries, including practical resources that will help you learn to put eye drops or ointment into your child's eyes. You can also read information about different types of eye conditions and how they are treated.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye anatomy</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>The eye has many parts that help you see clearly. It provides information to your brain to help it identify colour, shapes and other features around you. Learn how the eyes move, see objects up close and far away and adjust to different light conditions.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1941&language=English">Eye anatomy and function</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Eye care includes regular eye and vision tests and treatment for minor irritations. Learn about your child’s vision care team, what routine eye tests your child can expect and how to help if your child needs eye drops, eye ointment or a patch.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1976&language=English">Eye examination for your child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=995&language=English">Eye drops: How to put in</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=996&language=English">Eye ointment: How to apply</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=57&language=English">Eye patching</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Diagnostic tests and procedures</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Routine eye exams can identify some eye and vision conditions, but sometimes more detailed tests are needed. Discover how tests such as electrophysiology, ultrasound and special scans detect possible eye problems and how your child can prepare for them.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1647&language=English">Diagnostic imaging</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1260&language=English">Sedation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1251&language=English">Sedation: Caring for your child at home</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye conditions and disorders</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>A range of eye conditions and disorders can affect a child's vision. Some are short-term responses to an infection or allergen, but others can require eye patches, glasses or surgery. Find out about different conditions and disorders and how they are treated.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=835&language=English">Amblyopia</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=962&language=English">Blocked tear ducts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=837&language=English">Cataract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=961&language=English">Chalazion</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=512&language=English">Eye conditions in your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=782&language=English">Pink eye (conjunctivitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1032&language=English">Ptosis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=834&language=English">Retinopathy of prematurity</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=836&language=English">Strabismus</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye surgery and after care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Sometimes surgery is the best treatment for serious eye disorders, including when the eye is severely injured or unbearably painful but has no chance of seeing. Discover what happens during different eye surgeries and how to care for your child afterwards.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=55&language=English">Corneal transplant</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=56&language=English">Enucleation: Removing your child's eye</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=50&language=English">Caring for your child's custom-fitted eye</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1018&language=English">Strabismus surgery</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Eye injuries</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Eye injuries are common in children and can have a range of causes, from dirt entering the eye to a sharp object poking the eyeball. Learn how to help your child stay calm after an injury and how to provide quick and effective treatment.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1042&language=English">Eye Injuries: First Aid</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/eye_clinic_Learning_hub.jpgeyeclinic

 

 

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