Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Surgery

Overview of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Surgery

By Millennium Park Eye Center
May 15, 2023

Pediatric ophthalmology is a specialized branch of medicine that focuses on diagnosing and treating eye disorders in children. Strabismus surgery is one of the most common procedures pediatric ophthalmologists perform to correct misaligned eyes. This article will explore common pediatric eye disorders, diagnosis and treatment options, and the importance of early intervention. Common Pediatric Eye...  read more


By Millennium Park Eye Center
September 15, 2021
Upload: August 11, 2021

Most people have heard of amblyopia, just not by that clinical name. You’ve probably heard it called “lazy eye.” This occurs when the vision in one of a child’s eyes doesn’t develop normally. It is caused when visual information is transmitted poorly or incorrectly between the optic nerve and the brain. If left untreated, amblyopia...  read more

Strabismus — Misaligned Eyes

By Millennium Park Eye Center
August 15, 2018
Strabismus Surgery Chicago IL

When a person’s eyes are not aligned properly and they point in different directions this is called strabismus. This condition is common among children, although it can also occur later in life. There are non-surgical treatments for strabismus, but surgery is often needed to correct imbalanced eye muscles creating the condition. We perform strabismus surgery...  read more