Division of Ophthalmology
Children with a wide range of eye and vision problems come to the Division of Ophthalmology for comprehensive evaluation, coordinated care and cutting-edge treatment. As one of the leading pediatric ophthalmology centers in the U.S., children travel here for treatment of eye misalignment, abnormal eye movements, lazy eye, poor visual function, and less common pediatric eye conditions such as glaucoma or cataracts.
Myasthenia gravis is a rare autoimmune disorder that causes symptoms such as a drooping eyelid and muscle weakness. In children and adolescents the disease is called juvenile myasthenia gravis (JMG). In this video, hear from families who've faced JMG and learn how JMG is treated by an experienced team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Our multidisciplinary team provides safe, high-quality and effective ophthalmic care at six convenient locations. We use the latest diagnostic testing and ophthalmic imaging, and are actively pursuing clinical research to improve outcomes for all children and teens with eye conditions.
Learn more about some of the many ocular conditions we treat.
Our Programs and Services
In addition to patient care, our doctors are involved in research including studies on retinopathy of prematurity, strabismus, cataracts, eye growth, myopia, amblyopia and many other related areas.