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An ophthalmologist is a specialist who takes care of the eye health and vision.
A paediatric ophthalmologist examines the vision functions according to the child's age and abilities. Special internationally verified tests are used to examine vision in babies and toddlers who don't talk.
Knowing how important the first months and years of life for the development of a child''s vision are, it is essential to diagnose and treat any eye disease that the child might have. The most common problems are ''lazy eye'', strabismus, refraction peculiarities, stenosis of the lacrimal duct, etc.
National Health Service (NHS), insurance company and paid services are available.