Pediatric Eye Care

Whether it is routine or highly specialized eye (ophthalmology) care you need for your child, the UMass Memorial Children's Medical Center in Worcester is your answer. We provide comprehensive ophthalmologic care for infants, children and adolescents.

Pediatric Eye Care in Central Massachusetts

Healthy eyes are a vital element of your child’s development. That’s why we offer you a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services to treat pediatric disorders such as hereditary eye diseases, retinal degeneration, functional visual loss and strabismus (abnormal alignment of the eyes).

Pediatric eye care services include:

  • Evaluations to assess and diagnose vision problems
  • Visual evaluation in children with multiple congenital anomalies
  • Evaluation and treatment of poor eyesight
  • Surgical and nonsurgical treatment of strabismus
  • Special vitreo-retinal clinic

Research and Clinical Trials

Through our partnership with UMass Medical School, we perform research and clinical trials for children. This means that your child benefits from the latest diagnostic and treatment options for diseases of the eye that come from this research. Learn more about eye research and clinical trials.

Eye Care Close to Home

Our community hospitals offer your child access to expert preventive, diagnostic, consultative and treatment for conditions and diseases of the eye.

Appointments: 855-UMASS-MD

Locations:

Children's Medical Center
University Campus, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Memorial Campus, 119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA 01605

Children's Hospital Association 


The National Children's Study