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For the more than forty years, the medical staff at Boston Children's Hospital's Department of Ophthalmology have examined more than a quarter of a million children with eye problems, more than 19,000 visits each year. Boston Children's physicians see patients at our locations in Peabody, Lexington and Waltham. We also see patients at our Physician Locations in Sandwich, The Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary and Physicians South in Weymouth.
The sheer volume of complex and unusual cases combined with more routine conditions has built the department's special expertise. As a result, the department has become the referral center for children with difficult eye problems, including rare pediatric eye conditions that are seen here in large volume, as well as adults with strabismus .
Notable features of the Department of Ophthalmology include:
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”