Conditions

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.

Childhood Glaucoma

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.

Esotropia and Exotropia

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for esotropia and exotropia, misalignment of the eyes.

Hypertropias

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for hypertropia, a condition that causes the eye to drift upward.

Refractive Errors

In order to better understand how certain problems can affect your child's vision, it is important to understand how normal vision occurs.

Retinal Disorders

A retinal disorder occurs when the retina malfunctions. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue on the inside and back of the eye.

Retinopathy of Prematurity

Our specialized pediatric ophthalmologists are experts at screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity in premature infants.