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Ophthalmology: research

The Paediatric Ophthalmology Department makes research in the following areas:

  • Ocular motility disorders in schizophrenia.
  • Pupillography in optic nerve tumours and intracranial hypertension.
  • Propranolol dose in the treatment of infantile periocular haemangioma.
  • Effectiveness of lacrimal dilation with a balloon catheter in different age groups.
  • Optimisations in the treatment of orbital cellulitis.
  • Dose–response relationship in the treatment of childhood strabismus with Botox.
  • Differences in the degree of strabismus with prism and digital video-oculography.
  • Sensitivity of different diagnostic tests for optic nerve glioma in neurofibromatosis.
  • Optimal parameters of the visual-field stimuli in young children.
  • Efficacy and safety of drugs for the treatment of paediatric glaucoma.
  • Efficacy of telemedicine for the proper diagnosis of retinopathy of prematurity.
  • Protocol for the aetiological study of childhood cataracts with Neuropaediatrics.
  • Phase 1 study to treat retinoblastoma with viral therapy.
  • Platform for genetic diagnosis of retinal dystrophies.
  • Development of in vivo biopsies for intraocular tumours by confocal microscopy.
  • OCT study of the choroid in children and in retinal diseases.
  • Protocol for follow-up and treatment of JIA-associated uveitis.
  • MIWGUC Group (Multinational Interdisciplinary Working Group for Uveitis in Childhood).
  • National Uveitis Register.

The SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital's Ophthalmology Department

In the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital's Ophthalmology Department we diagnose and treat children with vision problems, whatever the complexity.