Division of Ophthalmology News and Updates

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What Kind of Eye Doctor Should My Child See?

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boy getting eye exam

There are several types of eye doctors and specialists who may treat your child. Learn about the differences between ophthalmologists, orthoptists and optometrists.

Neuro-ophthalmology Quiz

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Images of optic nerve heads and vessels

A 14-year-old male was referred to CHOP for abnormal optic nerves. The examination is significant for elevated irregular fluffy white material over and surrounding both optic nerve heads. What is the presumed diagnosis?

Corneal Neurotization for Pediatric Neurotrophic Cornea

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CHOP experts describe their experience with corneal neurotization, a technique involving the transfer of healthy donor nerve into a tissue to re-establish motor or sensory innervation in children with neurotrophic cornea.

Partnership with Eagles Eye Mobile: The Eyes Have It

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Dr. Ayesha Malik at the Eagles Eye Van

The Division of Ophthalmology, in collaboration with the Eagles Eye Mobile, ensures Philadelphia school children have their vision checked and problems corrected before they become untreatable.