Hereditary ocular diseases in childhood

1 February 2008
Volume 09, Issue 1

A look at some hereditary childhood ocular diseases that may be encountered in optometric practice, including anterior-segment disorders.

Introduction 

This is the second of two articles describing some hereditary ocular diseases in childhood that may be encountered in optometric practice. This article focuses on anterior-segment disorders and those disorders where the abnormality is readily apparent on examination of the anterior segment of the eye.

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