COVID-19 Updates: Latest Information for Parents

Video Visits (Telemedicine)

Ready to receive care from the comfort of your own home? Our Rady Children’s Specialists now offer video visits (telemedicine) from your computer or mobile device. Your physician can address many of your medical issues, prescribe new medications and refill medications. Save time by skipping the traffic and waiting room while still receiving exceptional care from your medical team. Learn more.

Preparing for Your Upcoming Telemedicine or In-Person Visit

Time with your child’s health care team is important, and we have resources to help you make the most of your upcoming specialty appointment. Learn how to get ready.


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:

To schedule an appointment call 858-309-7702

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Forms for Your Child's Appointment

Patient Registration Form /En español