Ask an Eye M.D. Answer Archive
Please read our important medical disclaimer.
I am a primary school teacher and I have a student who has what looks like gaps in her eyes like flecks of light. I work in a very deprived area and my gut instinct is something is not right. At first I thought it was just light reflecting but I have seen it a number of times.
The child should be seen by an ophthalmologist.
Answered by: Charles P. Wilkinson, MD
Categories: Children's Eye Health
Have a question that hasn't been answered yet? Ask it!
Answered: Feb 08, 2013
Search for Questions & Answers
Meet Our Experts
- Your questions are answered by more than two dozen members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology who volunteer their time with EyeSmart.