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Pediatric Strabismus

What is restrictive or paralytic strabismus?

Strabismus encompasses a range of eye conditions in which the eyes are misaligned and/or do not move together. Problems with eye alignment can mean that there are problems with the:

  • Extra-ocular muscles that control eye movement
  • Cranial nerves 3, 4, and/or 6 that control the eye muscles and their movement 

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

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Meet Heather Walsh

Meet Heather Walsh, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CHSE, CPN, the Simulation Education Specialist in the Board of Visitors (BOV) Simulation Program. She’s been at Children’s National for over 15 years. Her nickname is "The Tap Dancing Nurse."

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