Pediatric Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologic care for even the youngest patients.

Phone: 1-888-624-2778


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).

In addition, the care team provides treatment for a full range of pediatric ophthalmic conditions, including:

  • Evaluation for vision problems (refractive errors)
  • Medical and surgical problems of infantile and childhood strabismus
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstructions
  • 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
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