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

November 14 - 15, 2019

33rd European Ophthalmology Congress

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Venue: Rafael Hoteles forum Alcala
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20th Global Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Global Opthalmologists Annual Meeting

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3rd World Congress on Eye and Vision

Abu Dhabi, UAE
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World Eye and Vision Congress

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4th International Conference on Ophthalmology

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5thGlobal Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress

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World Congress on Ophthalmology & Optometry

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19th Asia Pacific Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting

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