Is your child at the age where their eyes should start being assessed by an eye doctor? Does your child seem to have some kind of visual impairment and/or eye condition that they need treatment for? If so, then you should take your child to see a pediatric ophthalmologist. Here is some information to know regarding pediatric ophthalmology: Pediatric Ophthalmologist Minneapolis MN
What Is A Pediatric Ophthalmologist?
A pediatric ophthalmologist is an eye doctor who specializes in children’s eye care, specifically when it comes to both medical and surgical eye treatment. Pediatric ophthalmologists are professional eye doctors who have additional training, experience, and specialization when it comes to diagnosing and treating children’s eye conditions, and providing pediatric eye care services. Therefore, if your child has any type of eye disorder or condition, it is best to take them to see a pediatric eye doctor so that their eyes can be properly assessed and treated.
What Types of Procedures Does A Pediatric Ophthalmologist Do?
Many people often confuse ophthalmologists with optometrists and therefore are confused about what types of treatment and procedures an ophthalmologist specifically can offer. Some of the types of treatment and procedures that a pediatric ophthalmologist can offer include (but are not limited to):
- Diagnosing and treating eye conditions and eye disorders
- Conducting eye exams
- Performing eye surgery
- Providing emergency eye care for eye injuries
If your child seems to have some type of eye disorder or has an eye injury, then you should take them to see a professional pediatric ophthalmologist as soon as possible so that they can get the eye care that they need.
Dr. Jafar Hasan is fellowship trained in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus with expertise in the medical and surgical care of eye diseases in children. Dr. Afira Hasan is a primary care optometrist.
Did you know? Both Dr. Jafar Hasan and Dr. Afira Hasan have been listed as two of the Top Doctors of 2021!