Eye and ear examination of new born, Biology


Check for conjuctivitis, epicanthal folds, and observe the inner canthus of both eyes. Look for squint, nystagmus, trauma, lacrimal
duct obstruction, corneal opacity, congenital cataract and for pupillary reaction to light (blinking reflex).


  1. Check the shape and position of ear; normally ear should be in line with the eyes. 
  2. Check for any accessory lobules. 
  3. If lowset ears it indicates Down's syndrome. 
  4. Make sound near the side of the head, see if baby makes any sound or cry. This indicates normal hearing of the baby.
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