Eye Care for Kids

This information is useful for children
A child plays with toys before an eye exam.

Long before your child can read an eye chart, he or she may need an eye examination. Young children can develop such conditions as impaired vision without a clear cause, nearsightedness or strabismus, the abnormal alignment of the eyes.

Yale Medicine’s pediatric ophthalmologists use state-of-the-art methods to examine the eyes of children at any age in order to diagnose and treat problems early, says Martha Ann Howard, MD, a Yale Medicine ophthalmologist.