Pediatric Ophthalmology

Bringing a comprehensive perspective to children's vision

Expert Eye Care for Children

The pediatric ophthalmology department at The Krieger Eye Institute, led by Dr. Michael Altman, provides eye health services to children ages newborn to 16. Our team of physicians, which includes experts in ophthalmology and several other specialized fields, combines expertise with a compassionate approach. Using the most advanced technology available, we provide a range of services, from routine eye exams and eyeglass prescriptions to advanced treatments for neurological problems. Our focus on early detection and intervention bolsters our efforts to safeguard every young patient’s ocular health. 

Pediatric ophthalmology appointment


  • Strabismus 
  • Amblyopia 
  • Myopia 
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity 
  • Crossing Eyes 
  • Drifting Eyes 
  • Double Vision 
  • Lazy Eyes 
  • Delayed Visual Development 
  • Abnormal Head Posture 
  • Nystagmus (Jiggling Eyes) 
  • Tearing in the Infant 
Pediatric patient at a ophthalmology eye care appointment



Krieger Eye - Quarry Lake

2700 Quarry Lake Drive
Suite 160 and 180
Baltimore, MD 21209
United States