Pediatric Ophthalmology


Janhavi Shirali, MD

Appointments: 631.444.4090
Fax 631.444.1543


The Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service provides surgical and non-surgical care for a wide variety of ocular problems and visual disorders in children as well as adults with strabismus. Pediatric patients with cataracts, glaucoma, corneal and retinal disorders are provided a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in conjunction with other specialty areas.

A full complement of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities are available, including:

Evaluation and treatment of lazy eye

Orthoptic Training
• Occlusion Therapy
• Prismatic glasses

Pediatric Cataracts
• Small incision
• Foldable lenses
• Secondary lens implants

Laser treatment for premature infants and children
• Diode Laser
• NgYag laser

Surgical and medical treatment of strabismus
• Topical anesthesia
• Adjustable sutures

Alternative non-surgical treatment to strabismus
• In-office botulinum injections
• Prismatic adaptation
• Orthoptic training

Eyelid problems in children
• Dermoids
• Ptosis

Nasolacrimal Duct obstruction
• Probing and irrigation
• Tube placement

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