Ophthalmologist (Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist)
Taxonomy Code 207WX0110X

Classification: Ophthalmology

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Description

An ophthalmologist who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus management. The subspecialty includes the medical and surgical management of eye disorders found in children. Some of the more common disorders include amblyopia, strabismus, refractive error, cataract and glaucoma. These disorders may be related to neurological and endocrinological diseases, trauma, or aging changes in the extraocular muscles requiring medical, optical and surgical management.

Notes

Source: American Academy of Ophthalmology, www.aao.org [7/1/2017: new]

Additional Resources: Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology, www.aupo.org.

Additional Taxonomy Codes from

  • 207W00000X Ophthalmologist
    An ophthalmologist has the knowledge and professional skills needed to provide comprehensive eye and vision care. Ophthalmologists are medically trained to diagnose, monitor and medically or surgically treat all ocular and visual disorders. This includes problems affecting the eye and its component structures, the eyelids, the orbit and the visual pathways. In so doing, an ophthalmologist prescribes vision services, including glasses and contact lenses.
  • 207WX0009X Ophthalmologist (Glaucoma Specialist)
    An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of glaucoma and other disorders related to increased intraocular pressure and optic nerve damage. This specialty involves the medical and surgical treatment of these conditions.
  • 207WX0107X Ophthalmologist (Retina Specialist)
    An ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases.
  • 207WX0108X Ophthalmologist (Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease)
    An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of intraocular inflammation, scleritis, keratitis and infectious disorders affecting the eye and inflammatory disorders of the adnexa and/or orbit.
  • 207WX0109X Neuro-Ophthalmologist
    A neuro-ophthalmologist is a subspecialist of ophthalmology. This physician evaluates, treats, and studies disorders of the eye, orbit and nervous system having to do with interactions of the visual motor and visual sensory systems with the central nervous system. Neuro-ophthalmologists manage patients with complex and severe neuro-ophthalmological disorders.
  • 207WX0120X Ophthalmologist (Cornea and External Diseases Specialist)
    An ophthalmologist who specializes in diseases of the cornea, sclera, eyelids, conjunctiva, and anterior segment of the eye.
  • 207WX0200X Surgeron (oculofacial plastic and reconstructive)
    A physician who specializes in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery. This subspecialty combines orbital and periocular surgery with facial plastic surgery, and includes aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, orbit, eyelid, and lacrimal system. Practitioners evaluate, diagnose and treat conditions involving the eyelids, brows, midface, orbits, lacrimal systems and surrounding and supporting structures of the face and neck.

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Ophthalmologists (Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Specialist) Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

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