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.

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Why Choose Us?

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.

Our Team

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.

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Your Child's Ophthalmology Appointment

Find information to help you prepare for your child’s visit to the Division of Ophthalmology.

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Preparing for Eye Surgery

Is your child having eye surgery at CHOP? Here's what you should know, from scheduling and referrals to how to prepare your child for the procedure.