The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences provides medical and surgical services for ocular diseases and eye disorders for children as well as adults. The department’s faculty offer ophthalmic consultations and perform computerized visual field testing, and diagnostic electrophysiology testing, including electroretinography, visual-evoked potentials, ultrasonography, photography and fluorescein angiography.
Early detection and treatment of many sight-threatening diseases may prevent visual loss. When it comes to children, the most important preventive steps are routine eye examinations, visual screening tests, and preventing eye trauma.
Eye trauma is an important cause of vision loss in children. Eye trauma refers to any injury to the eye. As a parent, you can help your child avoid eye trauma with the proper use of safety equipment during sports and recreational activities. Continue reading about eye care for children »
Shriner's Hospital for ChildrenFourth and Fifth Floors110 Conn TerraceLexington KY 40508
Call 859-323-5867Fax 859-323-8510
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UK HealthCare at Baptist HealthSuite 2031760 Nicholasville RoadLexington KY 40503
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UK HealthCare Jessamine Eye Center100 John Sutherland Drive, Suite 3Nicholasville KY 40356-2424
(Primary eye care, pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma, retina and vitreous diseases)
NOTE: Patients of Dr. Katz may order contact lenses online.
UK HealthCare Eye Center - Richmond920 Barnes Mills RoadRichmond KY 40475
Call 859-624-EYES (3937)
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