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What is an ophthalmologist?

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye.

 

What is a pediatric ophthalmologist, and what are the diseases we most commonly treat?

A pediatric ophthalmologist has specialized training in the eye diseases of children and in the evaluation and treatment of misaligned eyes (strabismus).  The most common conditions we treat include myopia (near-sightedness), astigmatism, esotropia ("crossed" eyes), and exotropia, cataracts, and blocked tear ducts.

 

Can I overuse my eyes?

No, eyes cannot be "overused."

 

Can reading in bad light or watching television damage my eyes?

No, none of these conditions will result in eye damage.