The Division of Ophthalmology at Nicklaus 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).

Conditions We Treat

The Nicklaus 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

Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Nicklaus Children's Midtown Outpatient Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137