Pediatric Ophthalmology | ROQUE Eye Clinic |
February 20, 2015

Stye or Hordeolum

A stye or hordeolum looks like a pimple next to an eyelash. It begins when an oil gland in the eyelid located at the base […]
August 26, 2016

Retinopathy of Prematurity

Retinopathy of Prematurity What is retinopathy of prematurity? : ROP is an abnormal proliferation of retinal blood vessels in premature infants who are born before […]
May 1, 2015


Retinoblastoma What is retinoblastoma and how common is it? : Retinoblastoma is the most common intraocular malignancy in children. Approximately 60% of cases are unilateral […]
February 20, 2015

Refractive Errors in Children

Refractive Errors in Children To see clearly, the eye must focus the image accurately on the retina. This is not the situation at birth. At […]
May 13, 2020


Pseudostrabismus Pseudostrabismus is a common diagnosis seen in a pediatric ophthalmology practice. Parents and pediatrician alike are sometimes unnecessarily stressed by the perception of an […]
May 1, 2015

Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous – PHPV

PHPV represents an abnormal regression of the primitive hyaloid vascular system in the eye.  This produces a fibrovascular stalk that connects the optic disc and […]
May 1, 2015

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia

What is optic nerve hypoplasia? How is it acquired? Optic nerve hypoplasia is the most common optic disc anomaly. It is due to a supranormal […]
May 1, 2015

Optic Nerve Glioma

Is this a life-threatening tumor? In contrast to that found in adults, optic nerve gliomas in children are benign. However, it is visually threatening because […]
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