Pediatric Glaucoma

Pediatric Glaucoma is comparative rare. Primary infantile/primary congenital glaucoma occurs at a rate of approximately one in ten thousand. The damage of the optic nerve due to high intraocular pressure causes the glaucoma and if it is untreated than it will progresses to vision loss with the initiation of unobserved blind spots at the edges of visual field followed by tunnel vision and finally to blindness. The causes of glaucoma include optic nerve damage along with the several underlying causes which are unknown. According to world health organization (WHO) glaucoma is the 2nd major cause of blindness across the globe. Elderly patients are more prone to glaucoma but it can develop at any age. There are different signs and symptoms are associated with infants and Childrens than adults. Large eyes, excessive tearing and cloudy eyes are the signs of glaucoma in children under age 2.

  • Genetic disorders
  • Accommodative insufficiency
  • Abnormal vision development
  • Congential malformations affecting vision
  • Retinopathy at prematurity
  • Diagnosis and treatment

Related Conference of Pediatric Glaucoma

October 19-20, 2020

19th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting

Singapore City, Singapore
October 22-23, 2020

World Congress on Ophthalmology and Optometry

Tokyo, Japan
October 28-29, 2020

30th World Congress on Ophthalmology and Optometry

Amsterdam, Netherlands
November 23-24, 2020

3rd World Congress on Eye and Vision

Istanbul, Turkey
November 23-24, 2020

3rd World Eye and Vision Congress

Istanbul, Turkey
November 23-24, 2020

34th European Ophthalmology Congress

Rome, Italy
December 07-08, 2020

4th Annual Conference on Orthopedics, Rheumatology and Osteoporosis

Prague, Czech Republic
March 17-18, 2021

European Conference on Ophthalmology & Eye care

Budapest, Aland Islands
August 23-24, 2021

21st Global Ophthalmologists Annual meeting

London, UK
August 23-24, 2021

2nd World Congress on Ophthalmology & Optometry

London, UK

Pediatric Glaucoma Conference Speakers

Recommended Sessions

Related Journals

Are you interested in