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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


Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3200 SW 60th Court Suite 103
Miami, Fl 33155
Tel: (305) 662-8390


3915 Biscayne Blvd. #314

Miami, Fl 33137
Tel: (786) 624-2778


7886 West Sample Road

Margate, Fl 33065
Tel: (954) 217-6352


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