Conditions We Treat

At Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology, our team of physicians are specially trained to diagnose and treat a range of pediatric eye conditions, including:

  • Abnormal vision development
  • Accommodative insufficiency
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • Blocked tear ducts
  • Congenital malformations (these can be surgically corrected by a pediatric ophthalmologist)
  • Convergence insufficiency
  • Genetic disorders
  • Infections (conjunctivitis)
  • Orbital tumors
  • Pediatric cataracts
  • Pediatric glaucoma
  • Ptosis
  • Refractive errors
  • Retinopathy of prematurity 
  • Adult strabismus
  • Visual inattention
  • Visual issues in education, including dyslexia and attention deficit disorder