Ophthalmologist Sergey Rykov: "You should not wait until the child overgrow the squint"

The most valuable thing in life should be kept like the apple of one's eye. The ancient instructive commandment has acquired in our days direct meaning: the eyes need increased attention and care. What visual impairments require emergency care? How should one treat children strabismus? When do I need an surgery treatment? What a threatens causes increased intraocular pressure? Why are myopic and far-sighted people more often suffer from glaucoma? These and other questions of our readers during the direct line of "FACTS" were answered by the main supernumerary ophthalmologist of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the head of The Kyiv Eye Microsurgery Center, professor Sergey Rykov, MD. Read the full article >>

“Thanks to the surgery for strabismus and prism glasses, the granddaughter's eyesight increased by 70 (!) percent”

Eight-year-old Natasha conducted an surgery intervention in Kyiv City Clinical Ophthalmological Hospital "Eye Microsurgery Center", applying innovative technology


It is difficult for a girl to hide her joy: she was finally allowed to take off her prism glasses, which she wore for almost two years.

“At first, at school, students were laughed at me, but the teacher explained to the children that they should not tease me, and they were stopped,” says eight-year-old Natasha. - But now I see everything without glasses, my eyes have no skew deviation. However, while it is necessary to go to classes in the office of the protection of sight to train eyes at special devices. But I agree to do everything to become healthy. Read the full article >>

Ophthalmologist Sergey Rykov: "Every third child can correct strabismus without surgery"


Do not write with your nose,” “do not sit at the computer for a long time” ... Parents of schoolchildren try to make sure that children do not strain their eyesight. Pay attention to this and teachers in school. However, the quantity of students with eye diseases is increasing. Why? In what cases strabismus can be eliminated without surgery? When is it better to operate on myopia? How to remove a visual computer syndrome? These and other questions of our readers at the direct line "FACTS" were answered by the President of the Association of Children's Ophthalmologists of Ukraine, Head of the Department of Ophthalmology of the National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education named after P. L. Shupyk, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergey Rykov. Read the full article >>