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We found 4 pediatric ophthalmologists who accept Humana Gold near Cincinnati, OH.

Dr. William Walker Motley III, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3333 Burnet Avenue; # Mlc4008
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. William Motley specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Cincinnati, OH. In his practice, Dr. Motley focuses on strabismus. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Motley honors. Dr. Motley attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Motley completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He is affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Michael Brian Yang, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3333 Burnet Avenue; Ml 4008
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Michael Yang is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist. Dr. Yang is especially interested in strabismus. He is professionally affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a graduate of Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center's residency program. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Terry Lynn Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3333 Burnet Avenue; Ophthalmology Ml 4008
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Terry Schwartz is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Cincinnati, OH. Dr. Schwartz is affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schwartz honors. She obtained her medical school training at West Virginia University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University.

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Dr. Eniolami Omowunmi Dosunmu, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3333 Burnet Avenue; Ophthalmology, Ml 4008
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Eniolami Dosunmu's area of specialization is pediatric ophthalmology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dosunmu include eye problems. Dr. Dosunmu honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Mayo Clinic. She is affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Eye Problems

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What is Pediatric Ophthalmology?

Pediatric ophthalmologists are doctors that care for children’s eyes. Since vision is not fully developed until the age of twelve, problems with children’s eyes and vision are much different than problems with adult eyes. The youngest patients may not be able to communicate about their vision clearly or cooperate with exams like an grown-up would. In addition, if issues are treated effectively in childhood, it can often improve healthy vision as an adult. For all these reasons, pediatric ophthalmologists are important partners when it comes to kids’ eye health.

Pediatric ophthalmology is about more than just prescribing glasses. Some of the issues treated by pediatric ophthalmologists include:
  • Amblyopia, or lazy eye
  • Eye alignment problems, such as strabismus
  • Refractive errors, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness
  • Congenital cataracts, when a baby is born with a cloudy lens in the eye
  • Eye injuries
  • Vision problems caused by health issues that affect the whole body, such as juvenile diabetes or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Often, when adults are diagnosed with strabismus (eyes that are crossed or turn in different directions) they will be treated by a pediatric ophthalmologist, even though they are not children. Adult ophthalmologists seldom encounter strabismus, and pediatric ophthalmologists learn the techniques for treating strabismus are during their medical training. Since pediatric ophthalmologists have more experience with strabismus, they are the best choice even for adults.

Some of the treatments used by pediatric ophthalmologists include:
  • Prescription lenses, including glasses and contacts
  • Prescription medications to treat infections or inflammation
  • Other medical treatments, such as eye patches, tear duct massage, or eye exercises
  • Surgical procedures, such as those to repair blocked tear ducts or correct eye alignment
  • Laser treatments for retinopathy

Not being able to see well can make many parts of a child’s life difficult. Pediatric ophthalmologists work to protect your children’s vision now and into the future.