Patients and Families
Welcome to our Patients and Families page. We hope this page will answer many of your questions and concerns. In turn we hope to hear from you for feedback as well. Below are some great links to help make your visit or stay with SickKids as easy as possible.
Resources & Helpful Links
The Family Centre
The SickKids Family Centre is centre is located in SickKids on the main floor around the corner from Shoppers Drug Mart. Staff at the centre provides medical, health, safety and child-raising information. They also provide access to the Internet, fax, photocopying and telephones. Patients and parents are welcome to visit.
Coming for Surgery
You may have just been told that your child needs to have surgery, or a procedure or test such as an MRI scan, under general anesthesia. Please remember that all of us at SickKids will be available to guide you through this process and assist you in any way we can, so that you can best support your child. Visit Coming for Surgery.
Throughout the SickKids website, AboutKidsHealth.ca is where you will find information sheets on different health topics, written by SickKids specialists. Review the Opthalmology index below.
- Blocked Tear Ducts
- Caring for Your Child's Fake Eye
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Corneal Transplant
- Enucleation: Removing Your Child's Eye
- Eye Anatomy and Function
- Eye Drops: How to Put In
- Eye Ointment: How to Apply
- Eye Patching
- Ocular albinism and Oculocutaneous albinism
- Ocular Genetics, Introduction
- ROP (Retinopathy of Prematurity)
- Strabismus Surgery
Frequently asked questions
Visit the FAQ page for more.