Pediatric Ophthalmology Consultants

Pediatric Ophthalmology in the News

Please view this news video and news article from Local10.com, featuring Dr. Warman, about common adult eye diseases, also found in children. Dr. Warman was recently interviewed by Doral Family Journal for this journal article about the prevention and early detection of eye diseases in children. El Nuevo Herald recently posted this news article, featuring […]

Payment Policy

For the convenience of our patients we accept Visa, MasterCard and cash (no checks accepted). We are a preferred provider for main insurance companies. At the time of scheduling your appointment a determination will be made as to whether you will need to pay the entire cost of the visit. Many insurance plans pay for […]

In case on an emergency

CALL NOW Eye emergencies  (Source: Nicklaus children’s Hospital) Definition Eye emergencies include cuts, scratches, objects in the eye, burns, chemical exposure, and blunt injuries to the eye or eyelid. Certain eye infections and other medical conditions, such as blood clots or glaucoma, may also need prompt medical care. Since the eye is easily damaged, any of […]

What is nystagmus?

Nystagmus is an unintentional jittery movement of the eyes. Nystagmus usually involves both eyes and is often exaggerated by looking in a particular direction. What causes nystagmus? Many conditions are associated with nystagmus. Sometimes the brain’s control of eye movement is poor, resulting in an inability to look steadily at an object. Some forms of […]

Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction

Abnormal or overflow tearing is a common condition in infants and babies. In fact, approximately one-third of all newborns have excessive tears and mucus. It is also common for babies’ eyelashes to stick together after sleep, a situation that can cause the eye(s) to become chronically infected. How do tears drain from the eye? Tears […]

What is keratoconus?

Keratoconus is a condition in which the cornea becomes thin and protrudes. Keratoconus, literally means a cone shaped cornea. This abnormal shape can cause serious distortion of vision. What causes keratoconus? Despite continuing research, the cause of keratoconus remains unknown. Although keratoconus is not generally considered an inherited disorder, the chance of a blood relative […]

Itchy Red Eyes

The inside of the eyelids and the surface of the eye respond to irritation by becoming red, swollen with tears and mucous discharge. If the irritant produces a release of immune cells, the reaction is called an allergic process and is accompanied by itching. One person might be more sensitive than another to certain irritants […]

Infantile Esotropia

Your child has a condition Ophthalmologists classify as infantile esotropia. This term describes crossing of the eyes occurring very early in life. Infantile esotropia is not the result of “bad muscles”; it is the result of inappropriate messages sent from the brain centers that control eye movements. These centers are deep in the brain and […]

What is herpes zoster?

Herpes zoster, commonly known as “shingles” is a viral disease that causes a characteristic skin rash of small fluid-filled blisters (vesicles) which form scabs and can leave permanent scars. The first symptom is often severe pain or itching followed by redness of the skin, and finally, the appearance of a few or many of the […]

What is herpes simplex?

Herpes simplex is a virus that infects the skin, mucous membranes and nerves. There are two major types of herpes simplex virus (HSV). Type I is the most common and is responsible for eye disease and the familiar “cold sore” or “fever blister”. Type II is responsible for sexually transmitted herpes and rarely causes infection […]

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