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Ophthalmology (Pediatrics)


Regular eye exams are an important part of your child's overall health. We help you see the difference in your child's eyesight.

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This page is for our littlest patients.

Ophthalmology care is available for adults, too.

Helping your child see clearly

Ensuring your child's vision is a top priority, as it affects their learning, interactions, and quality of life. At the New England Eye Center, we provide the best diagnosis and complete care possible, utilizing cutting-edge technology, some of which we have developed ourselves.

Our team of ophthalmologists are all affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine and hold teaching appointments. We constantly stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in ophthalmology and can provide you with the most cutting-edge treatments and techniques for all your eye care needs.

Child receiving an eye exam during an ophthalmology appointment.
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Our eye doctors are dedicated to providing the best care possible, whether it's a routine checkup or a complex eye condition. We understand how important your child's vision is so we're here to provide care for their eye or orbit conditions, including:

Abnormal fusion
Blocked tear ducts
Congenital and juvenile cataracts
Congenital malformation of the eye and orbit
Convergence insufficiency
Cornea and external disease
Crossed eyes
Depth perception
Double vision
Eye infections
Eye inflammations
Eye injuries
Eye problems associated with genetic conditions
Eye screening for juvenile diabetes and juvenile arthritis
Lazy eye
Refractive error
Retinopathy of prematurity
Sensory abnormalities
Thyroid eye disease
Wandering eye


Your child's eyes grow and change quickly from birth through the teenage years. Routine eye exams are crucial for a lifetime of healthy eyesight. Testing helps us make even the most difficult diagnoses using:

  • Color vision
  • Dilated eye exam
  • Eye motility
  • Refractive error (need for eyeglasses)
  • Stereo vision
  • Visual acuity


When it comes to eyes and their health, we offer treatments ranging from eyeglasses and contracts to laser surgery.

  • Amblyopia
  • Cataract surgery
  • Chalazion (stye) removal
  • Corneal cross-linking
  • Correction of droopy eyelid
  • Myopia therapy
  • Probing of a blocked tear duct
  • Retinopathy of prematurity care
  • Strabismus (eye muscle) surgery
  • Vision therapy
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Our locations

From regular office visits to inpatient stays, find the healthcare you need and deserve close to home.

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Our doctors + care team

Meet the doctors and care team devoted to supporting you every step of the way along your path to better health.

Vision impairment
All genders
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Home and Bedside Visual Fields
Vision health
All genders
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Infant Vision Health and Prenatal Drug Exposure
Vision health
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