Summary: A number of ocular conditions are unique or present in unique ways in children. The pediatric ophthalmologist has received specialized training in the recognition of these problems.
Care areas: Glasses, cataracts, routine eye examinations, glaucoma screening and treatment, diabetic eye examination, and dry eyes.
Key symptoms: Blurry vision, ocular dryness, tearing, itching, and floaters.
» Pediatric Ophthalmology
After finishing her residency she practiced in our department for one year and then worked as a pediatric ophthalmology hospitalist in the midwest for two years. She returned to our department in the Summer of 2015 where she provides comprehensive eye care for children. This includes diagnosis and management of cataracts, glaucoma, refractive error, strabismus, diseases of the anterior segment, and diabetic retinopathy screening. She performs cataract surgery, laser procedures, glaucoma surgery, and strabismus surgery.