Pediatric Ophthalmology & Squint
JPM provides a specialized Paeditaric Eye Care Centre for treatment of children with eye problems by experts. Many children may either be born with cataract or may develop cataract early in life. It may be caused due to the mother being affected by some disease during pregnancy, some problem with the child’s general health, or injury to the eye. Sometimes, it may be hereditary too. JPM’s surgical results have been outstanding till date. Refractive errors, strabismus, amblyopia, congenital cataract, genetic eye diseases, congenital glaucoma, retina and squint surgeries are conducted in this exclusive clinic which is the only paediatric eye care centre in Eastern India. Jointly with the retina services it conducts screening and offers treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), and makes all efforts to enhance the residual vision in children with visual impairment by providing either optical or non optical low vision aids. Prevention of childhood blindness is the main focus area in this clinic at JPM.