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My baby was examined today at 7 weeks by a pediatric ophthamologist

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My baby was examined today at 7 weeks by a pediatric ophthamologist and he is not able to follow light patterns. The dr. wants to see my baby in 1 month. What serious condition can this be a sign of. Thank You.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.
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Was your baby referred to the ophthalmologist for a particular reason?
Any other medical problems?
Do you think your baby can see normally?
What did the ophthalmologist say?