• Frequently Asked Questions


    How long will my child’s eye exam take?

    Your child’s eye examination will take approximately 2 ½ hours.

    What should I bring to my child’s eye appointment?

    Please bring the following items to your child’s eye appointment:

    • Insurance card
    • Previous eye exam records
    • Questions you have for your child’s eye care provider.

    Where are your offices located?

    The Division of Ophthalmology sees patients at four different locations throughout Cincinnati Children’s network:

    What are your office hours?

    The Division of Ophthalmology has clinic hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday at all locations. Saturday appointments are also available at the main clinic in Location E at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

    Who are the professionals who will evaluate my child?

    The Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology has a comprehensive team of eye care providers to help meet all of your child's eye care needs. Our team includes pediatric ophthalmologists, optometrists, two certified orthoptists, certified ophthalmic technicians and a skilled nursing staff.

  • The Ophthalmology Division at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center recommends the following listing of websites for more information about eye health:

    Professional Associations


    Local Organizations Related to Sight

    • Ohio LIONS Eye Research Foundation is a charitable foundation dedicated to helping children and adults with eye problems. It funds eye research throughout Ohio.
    • Prevent Blindness Ohio is the statewide consumer advocate for sight conservation. We promote eye health and safety while working to find cures for blinding eye diseases. Our mission is carried out through public information, research and early detection.
    • Cincinnati Association for the Blind is an organization that helps blind and visually impaired people live independent lives.
    • Ohio Amblyope Registry is the only state wide organization designed to serve the needs of Ohio’s children with amblyopia.
  • Contact Us.

    For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call: (513) 636-4751.