Status
Active
Code
207WX0110X
Type
Level III Area of Specialization
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist
An ophthalmologist who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus management. The subspecialty includes the medical and surgical management of eye disorders found in children. Some of the more common disorders include amblyopia, strabismus, refractive error, cataract and glaucoma. These disorders may be related to neurological and endocrinological diseases, trauma, or aging changes in the extraocular muscles requiring medical, optical and surgical management. Source: American Academy of Ophthalmology, www.aao.org [7/1/2017: new]

Additional Resources: Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology, www.aupo.org.