Service available for patient care at the Miami Children's Hospital offices beyond the consultative expertise offered by the staff include ultrasonography of the eye, visual field testing in kinetic and static modalities, fundus photography and external photography. In addition to the two pediatric ophthalmologists, the staff consists of 13 trained and experienced personnel who, like the doctors, are dedicated to providing quality care in a setting that is supportive and considerate of the special needs of infants and children. Special areas of care include contact lens services for therapeutic as well as elective needs. Such special lenses as those for infantile aphakia, anisometropia, bifocal for therapeutic and presbyopic indications are available, as well as a full range of lenses for myopic, astigmatic and hyperopic refractive errors. Cosmetic lenses for color enhancement or color changes are available. Training and care instructions are most important and are provided on site at the Miami Children's Hospital offices. The optical shop specializes in the latest styles and specific needs for infants and children as well as youth. The optical shop also carries a full line of adult vision needs to fill prescriptions.
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