From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
Ambylopia, often called "lazy eye," is poor sight in a normal eye.
A cataract is a clouding or opaque area over the lens of the eye--an area that is normally transparent.
Glaucoma is a condition in which the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises as a result of the fluid aqueous humor not draining properly.
In the human embryo, the eyes are formed by a delicate and complex process. Problems in this process can lead to congenital (present at birth) eye malformations.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for esotropia and exotropia, misalignment of the eyes.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for hypertropia, a condition that causes the eye to drift upward.
The nerves that control the movement of a child’s eyes may be disrupted by many factors, including disease and injury.
In order to better understand how certain problems can affect your child's vision, it is important to understand how normal vision occurs.
A retinal disorder occurs when the retina malfunctions. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue on the inside and back of the eye.
Our specialized pediatric ophthalmologists are experts at screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity in premature infants.