Ophthalmology

Eye check-ups should be routine in the medical care of your children. Our specialists treat the most common childhood sight problems including nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. They also administer eye exams, and consult and perform procedures such as cataract removals.

Strabismus, misalignment of the eyes, is one of the most common is eye problems in children affecting approximately four percent of children under the age of six. Our pediatric ophthalmologists specialize in the medical and surgical treatment of pediatric eye disease from strabismus and to more rare diseases such as child Glaucoma.

Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Strabismus
  • Uncorrected refractive error, including myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism
  • Asymmetry of refractive error
  • Vision conditions associated with diabetes

Examinations Performed

  • Vision assessment
  • Determination of refractive error
  • Motility exams
  • Biomicroscopy and dilated fundus exams
  • Examination under anesthesia (EUA)


Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health

Pediatric Eye Care Center
5220 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 766-3437

Eye Medical Center
7777 Hennessy Boulevard, Suite 4000
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
(225) 766-7441
 
Andrew Black, MD

Pamela Williams, MD