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Available Locations

Ophthalmology services available at the following locations:

Children’s Hospital New Orleans Pediatric Ophthalmology

Treatment & evaluation of eye disorders

The Ophthalmology Department provides consultation, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions in infants and children including cataracts, glaucoma, orbital and ocular tumors, ocular plastic surgery, inflammation of the eye and adnexa, strabismus and amblyopia. Special diagnostic services, such as orthoptic evaluations, ophthalmic echography, electroretinogram, photography and visual field testing are available for both inpatients and outpatients. The department also has expertise in double vision and eye muscle disorders for adults and older individuals.

Also available are comprehensive special treatment procedures including microscopic eye surgery, lens implantation, Botox injection, frontalis suspension eyelid surgery, Crawford tube tear duct surgery, adjustable sutures and amblyopia treatment.

Management expertise includes, but is not limited to:

  • Amblyopia
  • Eye muscle disorder/Strabismus
  • Ptosis
  • Tear duct obstruction
  • Cataracts and glaucoma in children
  • Eye tumors
  • Eyelid and orbit
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Adie’s pupil
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Neuroretinitis
  • Optic disc anomaly
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Pupillary disorder
  • Third nerve palsy, partial
  • Third nerve palsy, total
  • Fourth nerve palsy
  • Sixth nerve palsy
  • Seventh nerve palsy
  • Intraocular inflammation such as iritis and JRA
  • Visual field defect: arcuate, sector; heteronymous, bilateral; homonymous, bilateral; nasal step, peripheral
  • Retinal disorders including retinopathy of prematurity and diabetes