State-of-the-Art Pediatric Laser Eye Surgery and Ophthalmology at Augusta University's Medical Center

The Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in Augusta, provides comprehensive pediatric optometric and ophthalmologic care for children from premature infants to age 21.

Pediatric Ophthalmology Department Features

The pediatric ophthalmology department is known for using innovative techniques to treat difficult pediatric vision problems and features the following surgical services:

  • Adjustable sutures in eye muscle surgery to treat strabismus, or misaligned eyes, so surgeons can readjust the position of the eye after surgery
  • An ophthalmic photographer who helps physicians diagnose pediatric eye disorders and monitor their progression or healing
  • BOTOX injections to treat strabismus, or misaligned eyes
  • Child Life Specialists, who help children understand and cope with care
  • Consultations and care by board-certified retinal specialists, board-certified corneal specialists and board-certified ocular plastic surgeons
  • Patient Family Centered Care
  • Pediatric laser eye surgery and lens implants for cataracts in babies and children
  • Pediatric laser eye surgery for retinopathy of premature infants
  • Pediatric laser eye surgery to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism
  • Pediatric nurses and technicians that are specially trained to work with children
  • Specialized procedures for blocked tear ducts, droopy eye lids, traumatic eye injuries, eye tumors, hemangiomas and lymphangiomas of the eye, retinal and corneal problems, neurological problems that affect the eyes and other pediatric conditions
  • The region's only board-certified pediatric ophthalmologist

Meet Our Pediatric Ophthalmology Physicians

Directions and Address

Medical Center at Augusta University, Eye Clinic 
1120 15th Street, 2nd floor
Augusta, GA, 30912

Request an online appointment now or call 706-721-KIDS (5437) or toll free at 888-721-KIDS (5437) to speak to a member of our pediatric ophthalmology team.