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Ophthalmology

The Division of Ophthalmology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, offers a full range of ophthalmic and optical services for children and young adults to the age of 21 years as well as adult strabismus (deviation of the eyes).

The Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, care team provides treatment for a full range of pediatric ophthalmic conditions, including:

  • Amblyopia
  • Congenital malformations of the lids and eyes
  • Childhood cataracts
  • Childhood glaucoma
  • Evaluation for vision problems (refractive errors)
  • Eye muscle disorders
  • Infantile and childhood glaucoma
  • Infantile and developmental cataracts and intraocular lens implantation
  • Lacrimal or tearing problems
  • Medical and surgical problems of infantile and childhood strabismus
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstructions
  • Neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss
  • Ocular injuries
  • Ocular tumors
  • Ptosis (droopiness of the lids)
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Severe facial injuries

Specialized services include:

  • Ultrasonography of the eye
  • Visual field testing in kinetic and static modalities
  • Fundus photography
  • Surgical interventions when indicated
  • Provision of special lenses to support children with eye anomalies

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (786) 624-2778 or toll free 1-888-624-2778.

Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus & Emergency
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155
Phone: 305-666-6511
Toll-free: 1-800-432-6837

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Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137
Phone: 786-624-6000


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