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Pediatric Ophthalmology

Our pediatric ophthalmology specialists at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County treat a variety of conditions, including: eye crossing (strabismus); eye movement disorders (nystagmus); Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy and cortical blindness; photorefraction and screening for amblyopia; retinopathy of prematurity, retinal malformations, retinoblastoma and optic nerve disorders; cataracts and glaucoma; drooping or misshapen eyelids and hemangiomas; tear duct disorders; orbital infections and tumors; disorders of eye movements and double vision; and Pediatric Refractive Surgery, PRK, lasek and lensectomy.


Meet Our Specialists

Lawrence Tychsen, MD

Gregg Lueder, MD

Susan Culican, MD, PhD
Associate Professor

James Hoekel, OD

Mark Rallo, OD

Nicholas Silvestros, OD


Amanda M. Nicklas, OD


Marisa O'Brien, OD


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