When a Child’s Eyes are Sick: Ocular Diseases That Can Be Found In Children

child with white pupil during eye exam

A child’s eyes are precious, but, unfortunately, not immune to problems. The American Optometric Association recommends the first eye exam at six months with good reason; as with other ailments, early detection is key to prompt treatment, and, sometimes, it can even save a child’s life.

This article covers just a few eye diseases that manifest in childhood.