The Visually Handicapped Child



G. A. Peyman, Motilal Raichand

Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1855 West Taylor Street, and Cook County Hospital, 750 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL 60612.

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 3, No.2. July 1980:67-69


Visual impairment in children can be due to developmental and genetically determined disorders, infections, trauma, tumors, nutritional deficiency, and systemic disorders. Newer techniques such as phacoemulsification and vitrectomy have improved the prognosis in disorders involving the human lens.

Keywords: The Visually Handicapped Child