Pediatric Clinic

Pediatric ophthalmology is a sub-specialty of ophthalmology concerned with eye diseases, visual development, and vision care in children. It focuses on the development of the visual system and the various diseases that disrupt visual development in children. With this in focus KBHB Hospital carved out Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus clinic established in March 2003, the center is one of its kinds in City of Mumbai. KBHB Eye Hospital is providing fully equipped and fully AC clinic managed by fully qualified and experienced Ophthalmologists and clinical team. The clinic has well trained and qualified Pediatric ophthalmologists, optometrists, Pediatric Anesthetists, Nurses and other para medical team to manage OPD, OT, School Screening & ROP screening programs.

KBHB Eye hospital is a tertiary hospital, which is a referral center for various hospitals, clinics, ophthalmologists and NICUs. Pre Mature babies at NICUs of KEM Hospital, LTMG Hospital (Sion Hospital) and Wadia Hospital are screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity a potentially blinding disease of new born. Infants and older children with low vision and blindness undergo early intervention and rehabilitation under supervision of pediatric occupational therapist Clinic have well equipped Pediatric ophthalmic Operation Theatre

Children experience a variety of eye problems, many quite distinct from adult eye diseases. Pediatric ophthalmologists are specially trained to manage the following disorders:

  • Infections (Conjunctivitis)
  • Ptosis
  • Congenital malformations
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Refractive errors such as myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness) and astigmatism can often be corrected with prescriptions for glasses or contacts
  • Nystagmus
  • Accommodative insufficiency & Convergence insufficiency and many more
  • Visual inattention
  • Strabismus
  • Pediatric Cataracts
  • Amblyopia
  • Pediatric glaucoma
  • Blocked tear ducts
  • Abnormal vision development