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 Chan 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.