Pediatric ophthalmology: The oldest ophthalmology subspeciality

Natarajan, S.
November 2011
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2011, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p419
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the branch of pediatric ophthalmology. He informs that the evolution of pediatric ophthalmology is closely associated with the branch of pediatrics. As per him, general ophthalmologist and subspecialist are given the knowledge of most of their branch during their training but still many new concepts are not well inculcated into the ophthalmic community. He also talks about an article on pediatric eye disease in developing nations which has been discussed in the periodical.


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