The Department of Ophthalmology consists of eight subspecialty areas: Corneal and External Diseases, Glaucoma, Retina, Uveitis, Pediatric and Neonatal, Oculoplastic and Orbital, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Low Vision and Trauma. Each section has a full complement of personnel, state-of-the-art equipment, lasers and surgical capacity to handle the testing, diagnosis and treatment of all ocular problems.
Services Performed and Conditions Treated
- Corneal and External Diseases
Our department treats adult and pediatric patients with corneal scarring, chronic infections and viral keratitis. Services for these conditions include corneal surgery (penetrating keratoplasty) and complicated cataract surgery. This Section also manages patients with refractive errors who are interested in laser refractive surgery.
We provide expert services in the diagnosis of complex cases utilizing the latest visual field instrumentation and an optic nerve analyzer. Our treatment services include the latest in medical, laser, and surgical treatments for glaucoma, including new eye filtration stents and new and effective medications for both pediatric and adult glaucoma.
- Low Vision
We provide contact lens services, including keratoconus and post surgical contact lens fittings. We also offer care for the visually impaired, including the dispensing of custom glasses, magnifiers, and telescopes.
Our department provides consultative services in both pediatric and adult neurological vision disorders. We also perform surgical treatment of ocular dysmotility and Botox treatment and diagnosis of complex neuro-visual disorders.
- Oculo-Plastic and Orbital Ophthalmology
Our services include the capacity to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyelid and orbital disease through surgical intervention, including cosmetic surgery.
- Pediatric and Neonatal Ophthalmology
Our department offers comprehensive medical and surgical ophthalmic care for infants and children. Orthoptic services are also available.
- Retina Care
We diagnose and medically or surgically treat retinal and vitreous disorders.