Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Sylvia | 2012/11/17

Q.

EYE...

My granddaughter is now 7mths and since birth her one eye has been teary and at times a bit of puss...has been given oitment but still not cleared up?
What else should we do?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It is almost certain that your baby granddaughter has a blocked tearduct. You have tried treating her eye without success. It would be best to ask a paediatric eye specialist [ophthalmologist] to see your baby granddaughter.

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