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pediatric ophthalmology

overview

Pediatric ophthalmologists specialize in caring for children’s eyes. It’s important to screen your child at an early age to detect eye conditions such as:

  • Lazy eye (amblyopia)
  • Crossed eyes (strabismus) 
  • Birth defects like unopened tear ducts (congenital tear duct obstruction)

services & treatment

Treatments vary depending on the condition and may include medication, therapy, corrective lenses (eyeglasses) and/or surgery. Our pediatric ophthalmologists can discuss the right action for your child’s needs.

why Aurora?

At Aurora, we know you're busy. That's why we strive to make your care as easy as possible.

  • Our ophthalmologists are on call 24/7, so if you have an eye emergency, we’re there to help.  
  • We offer hundreds of specialists under one roof. If your doctor notices another health issue during your exam, like symptoms of diabetes, he or she can get you an appointment with another Aurora specialist right away. 
  • Our clinics, hospitals and surgery centers provide care for a whole spectrum of eye issues.

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