Dr. Rocío Rodríguez is an outstanding ophthalmologist specializing in strabismus. She is currently in charge of the Department of Strabismus of the Institut Català de Retina. She has completed a Master of Research in Vision Sciences at the University of Valladolid and has participated in numerous conferences.
Amblyopia or lazy eye is a vision alteration caused by an asymmetry in the position of the eyes. It usually develops at a very early age and is the leading cause of childhood vision loss. For this reason, it is essential to undergo an early vision examination by a specialized ophthalmologist in order to detect this alteration and evaluate the treatment as soon as possible.
We speak of childhood strabismus when a child suffers an alteration in the alignment of the eyes that causes them not to look simultaneously at the same point. Strabismus may appear in children as early as 6 months of age (congenital strabismus) or it may appear later and due to different causes. Strabismus can even occur in adults.
Strabismus is a condition in which the eye axes are not parallel or aligned with the object of fixation. When an individual has already achieved full normal binocular vision and suffers from strabismus, it is called “adult strabismus”. Adult strabismus” is considered to be those cases that arise from the end of the second childhood, […]
What should we pay attention to? Some conditions, such as amblyopia, can be treated in babies and small children, but are irreversible once the child is grown up. Therefore, in presence of any of the following symptoms, it is advisable to undergo a comprehensive eye exam performed by an ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric ophthalmology: Academic […]
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