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Pediatric Cranial Nerve Palsies

What are cranial nerve palsies?

Certain cranial nerves (3, 4 and 6) control eye movement and function. Palsy means weakness or lack of function and palsies in these cranial nerves cause problems with eye function.

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William Madigan

William Madigan

Division Chief, Ophthalmology
Chairman, Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program
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Ophthalmology

Our specialized pediatric ophthalmologists are experts at recognizing and treating complex eye conditions in infants and children.

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