COVID-19 Updates: Latest Information for Parents

Video Visits (Telemedicine)

Rady Children’s is committed to safely meeting the health care needs of all children in our community and protecting everyone from exposure to COVID-19. In addition to select on-site visits, we are now offering video (telemedicine) visits from your computer or mobile device. Telemedicine visits are convenient, effective, safe and available for many of the services we offer. For more information, please contact us. Learn more.


TEMPORARY CLOSURES

The Optical Shops are closed until further notice at all locations: San Diego (Main Hospital Campus), Escondido and Murrieta


Overview

The Division of Ophthalmology of Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego provides comprehensive eye care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as strabismus and double vision treatment for adults.

Our highly experienced team treats a wide range of ocular conditions in pediatric patients, including refractive errors, ocular misalignment (drifting of eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye), cataracts and blocked tear ducts. (See more conditions here.) Other areas of expertise include oculoplastics, neuro-ophthalmology and glaucoma.

Along with our ophthalmologists, we have a certified orthoptist and and three medically trained optometrists. Our orthoptist is uniquely skilled to treat children and adults with eye-movement difficulties and children with amblyopia. Our optometrists offers comprehensive eye exams and contact-lens fittings for children and adults. Our optometrists offer comprehensive eye exams for a variety of both medical and refractive diagnoses.

We see patients at Rady Children’s main campus in San Diego and at our satellite locations in Escondido, Encinitas, Oceanside and Murrieta. For emergencies in children, our doctors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Optical Shops

We offer three Optical Shops: Our primary shop is located on the Rady Children’s main campus; Optical Shop services are also offered at our satellite locations in Escondido and Murrieta. The Optical Shops offer one of the largest selections of pediatric eyeglass frames in the county. The opticians are experts at fitting both children and adult glasses.

Optical Shop hours vary by location:

Main: 858-309-7704
Escondido: 760-755-7630
Murrieta: 858-576-1700, ext. 268343

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Forms for Your Child's Appointment

Patient Registration Form /En español