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Pediatric Eye / Vision Services

Meet Dr. Michael Wood...

Dr. Wood
Dr. Michael Wood, D.O.

Although Dr. Wood is also dedicated to treating adults, he completed an extensive two-year post-residency fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the prestigious University of Illinois at Chicago-Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is a published author in peer reviewed journals and lectures in the community regarding both general and pediatric ophthalmology.

As a fellowship-trained pediatric ophthalmologist, Dr. Wood is dedicated to providing compassionate clinical and surgical care to all children with simple or complex ocular problems. If you have a child with special needs, possible eye problems, systemic disease which has possible eye consequences or simply have questions regarding your child’s eyes, he invites you to call for an examination or initial phone consultation.


  • Amblyopia diagnosis and treatment
  • Contact lens service for children
  • Strabismus diagnosis and treatment
  • Vision screening and comprehensive eye examinations
  • Extensive experience with children with special needs.
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • Cataracts and intraocular lens implantation
  • Eye infections and “pink eye”
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis-JRA (juvenile idiopathic arthritis-JIA)
  • Nasoloacrimal duct obstruction
  • Refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism)
  • Pediatric glaucoma
  • Pediatric ocular trauma
  • Accommodative esotropia
  • Brown’s syndrome
  • Complex strabismus
  • Congenital esotropia
  • Duane’s syndrome
  • Exotropia
  • Horizontal strabismus
  • Infantile esotropia
  • Intermittant exotropia
  • Nerve palsies
  • Oblique muscle dysfunction
  • Thyroid related strabismus
  • Adjustable suture surgery
  • Harada-Ito procedure
  • Kestenbaum procedure for nystagmus
  • Superior oblique tendon silicone expander procedure
  • Thyroid-related strabismus surgery
  • Transposition surgery
  • Cataract extraction and lens implantation
  • Dermoid cyst excision
  • Examination under anesthesia
  • Pediatric glaucoma surgery
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Goiniotomy
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction procedures
  • Probing
  • Silastic intubation
  • Balloon catheter expansion
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