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Children Eye Examination

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Vi­su­al de­vel­op­ment in chil­dren is crit­i­cal be­tween birth and age of 7 – 8. Vi­su­al prob­lems such as my­opia (i.e. near­sight­ed­ness), far-sight­ed­ness, astig­ma­tism and squint are not un­com­mon in chil­dren. How­ev­er, chil­dren, es­pe­cial­ly younger ones, may not be able to ex­press clear­ly the prob­lem with their vi­sion, if these vi­su­al prob­lems per­sist with­out prop­er man­age­ment, their vi­su­al de­vel­op­ment might be dis­turbed and re­sults in am­bly­opia. Poor vi­sion may have ad­verse im­pact on learn­ing and so­cial de­vel­op­ment of chil­dren, so it is rec­om­mend­ed for eye screen­ing at the age of 3 – 4.

Chiron’s Comprehensive Children Eye Examination

The Comprehensive Children Eye Examination includes various eye examinations, and is suitable for persons at age of 3 – 17. If any eye problems are detected such as amblyopia or myopia, treatment could be initiated timely to reduced risk of long term visual problems. Comprehensive eye examination would be done by Specialist in Ophthalmology and Optometrist, and the following items are included in the examination:

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Comprehensive Optometric Examination .History Taking .Refraction – Myopia & Far-sightedness .Visual Acuity .Binocular Vision Assessment & Stereopsis .Colour Vision

History Taking Refraction – Myopia & Far-sightedness Any refraction error such as myopia, far-sightedness, astigmatism will be addressed, and the prescription will be given after the test. Visual Acuity The test checks how well the child could see at near and distant. Binocular Vision Assessment & Stereopsis The assessment evaluates the coordination and visual performance of two eyes to aid diagnosis of squint or amblyopia and to assess the severity of the conditions. Colour Vision Test cards will be used to check the child’s ability of differentiating colours and to identify any colour blindness. The report will be given after the test.

Ophthalmologist Assessment & Consultation .Slit Lamp Examination .Dilated Fundal Exam .Squint Assessment .Explanation of Exam Result .Myopia Control Advice or Further Follow Up

Slit Lamp Examination The exam checks the structures of an eye such as cornea, lens, etc., also detects any signs of glaucoma. Dilated Fundal Exam The child’s pupil will be dilated by instilling eyedrops to have a better view of the back of eyes, and check for any structural problems in retina and macula area. Squint Assessment The assessment evaluates whether the child has squint by assessing the alignment and coordination of two eyes while looking at objects. Explanation of Exam Result, Myopia Control Advice or Further Follow Up Specialist in Ophthalmology will explain the exam result to parents and the child. Expert advice would be offered If there are any visual problems or need for myopia control.

Price: $1,200

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CLINIC LOCATIONS

Central Specialist Centre

Room 2601-2604, 06, 26/F, 9 Queen's Road Central, Central

Tsim Sha Tsui Specialist Centre

2nd Floor, Podium Plaza, No.5 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Kwun Tong The Quayside Clinic

Shop 7, 2/F, The Quayside, 77 Hoi Bun Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon

Ophthalmology Specialist Centre

Room 1206, 12/F, 9 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

Central General Practice Clinic

Room 1206, 12/F, 9 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

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