The Findings and Signs of Visual Impairment in Baby and Child
Severe visual impairment can cause behavioral and developmental disorders and disabilities in the learning, hearing, walking and speaking in children. The disorders causing to low vision or blindness in children usually occur in the first month of the life. It is possible that baby and infants cannot express the visual complaints. The education of the parents on the clinical signs of visual impairment in children is critical because it has been considered that a half of the childhood blindness is preventable. Additionally, all children should be examined by an ophthalmologist first and 6th month after the birth, in 18-24th months, 3 years old and 5-6 years old of age.