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Programs & Services


Ophthalmology - Pediatric

Provides special eye examinations and consultations for children with vision and/or ocular motor problems, e.g. strabismus (lazy eye or squint). Also provides ongoing follow-up for children with medical conditions which can affect the eyes, e.g. diabetes, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, neurofibromatosis, and genetic problems.

Services provided include:

  • Pediatric strabismus and surgery
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Ocular genetics
  • Pediatric cataract and surgery
  • Pediatric glaucoma and surgery
  • Pediatric nasolacrimal obstruction and surgery
  • Orthoptic technical support services for community Ophthalmologists

Contact Details

University of Alberta Hospital

Location Info
Walter Mackenzie Center in 2F2
Address
8440 112 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Telephone
780-407-6417
Fax
780-407-6681
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note

Wait time is dependent on the severity of the child's condition based on the referral, and clinic availability.

Access
Service Providers May Include
orthoptists, pediatric ophthalmologists
Eligibility

Children from birth up to 17 years old

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

Wait time is dependent on the severity of the child's condition based on the referral, and clinic availability.

Also Known As
Other
Ophthalmology, Paediatric