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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Down Syndrome EyeWiki

February 2022 | American Academy of Ophthalmology - Eye Encyclopedia

EyeWiki is an Eye Encyclopedia developed by the American Academy of Ophthalmology with content contributed by ophthalmologists (eye physicians and surgeons). There is a Down syndrome page with information about eye health as well as the diagnosis and treatment of common eye conditions including strabismus, nystagmus, refractive error and astigmatism, lacrimal duct obstruction, keratoconus, cataracts, optic nerve anomalies, retinoblastoma, blepharitis, and others. 

Click the following link to access the page: Down Syndrome EyeWiki

 
Down Syndrome EyeWiki from the American Academy of Ophthalmology
 
For more resources on vision in people with Down syndrome, please see the Vision section of our Resource Library.

Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.

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