Jackson Health System works in affiliation with the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for ophthalmic consultation and patient care for adults and children. Bascom Palmer has been ranked as the number one eye hospital in the country for nine consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute has earned an international reputation as one of the premier providers of eye care in the world and is the largest ophthalmic care, research and educational facility in the southeastern United States. More than 250,000 patients are treated each year with nearly every ophthalmic condition and more than 18,000 surgeries are performed annually.
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Holtz Children’s Hospital works in association with pediatric ophthalmologists at the University of Miami’s world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. All types of eye diseases and disorders in infants, children and adolescents. In fact, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is one of only a few centers that give special attention to the diverse ophthalmic needs of children from infancy through adolescence.
Services include diagnosis and treatment for the following childhood disorders:
- Amblyopia (lazy eye)
- Strabismus (misaligned eyes)
In addition, they provide cutting edge treatment for blinding and visually impairing diseases such as:
- Congenital Cataracts
- Congenital Glaucoma
- Detached Retinas
- Hereditary Disorders
- Ocular Infections
- Retinopathy of Prematurity
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Miami, FL 33136