Ophthalmology (Eye Care)

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center provides a comprehensive array of non-invasive and surgical services to diagnose and treat a range of eye diseases and injuries in infants, children and adolescents. Our board certified pediatric ophthalmologists have expertise in treating common and complex conditions affecting the eye, including:

  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Blocked tear duct
  • Cancer of the retina (Retinoblastoma)
  • Cataract
  • Crossed eyes (Esotropia)
  • Eyelid drooping (Ptosis)
  • Farsightedness (Hyperopia)
  • Glaucoma
  • Lazy eye (Amblyopia)
  • Nearsightedness (Myopia)
  • Nystagmus
  • Pink eye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Sty (Chalazion)
  • Walled eyes (Exotropia)


Along with complete consultative services for children admitted to Connecticut Children’s, our pediatric ophthalmologic physicians also provide 24-hour emergency department coverage.

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