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Pediatric Ophthalmology

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The Pediatric Division of the Flaum Eye Institute is the Rochester region's most comprehensive center for pediatric eye care.

Our Services

  • Routine eye exams
  • Management of hereditary and genetic eye disease
  • Amblyopia screening
  • Medical and surgical management of eye injuries
  • Pediatric and adult strabismus (crossed eyes) surgery
  • Treatment of pediatric inflammatory eye disease (uveitis)
  • Medical and surgical management of pediatric glaucoma and cataracts
  • Management of pediatric eye cancers
  • Treatment of pediatric corneal disease
  • Gene therapy, including administration of Luxturna for the RPE65 gene

Learn more about our Pediatric Ophthalmology Division, including our residency and fellowship programs.

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UR Medicine's Approach

We provide the most basic eye care and screenings for children of all ages as well as for adults who have strabismus (misaligned eyes). Our team includes specialists who are used to taking care of children with complex eye problems or ocular manifestations of complex systemic disorders.

Our experts offer advanced care and surgery for a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Rare genetic eye diseases
  • Pediatric cataract and glaucoma
  • Strabismus in children and adults
  • Tear duct problems

We also provide testing and examination under anesthesia when required. 

What Sets Us Apart?

Our Pediatric Division is the most complete in the Rochester region and is a national center of excellence.

Directed by internationally renowned specialist, Dr. Alex V. Levin, our team is deeply involved with research. We collaborate with scientists and clinicians to discover the causes and latest treatments for blinding diseases.

We also train medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty from around the world.


Our care team is here for you. Find a UR Medicine expert and get care now.

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We serve you in the Rochester metropolitan area and surrounding region.

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6 locations

Flaum Eye Institute - Main Campus - Rochester

Strong Memorial Hospital
210 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642

Flaum Eye Institute - Pittsford

Tobey Village Office Park
160 Office Parkway
Pittsford, NY 14534

Flaum Eye Institute - Geneva

Finger Lakes Center
738 Pre-Emption Road
Geneva, NY 14456

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