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Pediatric Ophthalmology

ECVA is pleased to offer pediatric ophthalmology services for children in Western New York beginning January 1, 2021. Pediatric ophthalmologist Dr. Steven Awner has joined our team of board-certified ophthalmology specialists to provide specialized eye care for infants, children and adolescents.

Steven Awner, M.D., pediatric ophthalmologist at Eye Care and Vision Associates, New York
Meet Dr. Steven Awner
Pediatric ophthalmologists are medical and surgical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and management all children's eye problems. Pediatric ophthalmologists are specially trained to detect eye conditions that babies, toddlers, and young children are not able to describe, and they know how to examine and treat children in a way that makes them feel relaxed and comfortable.

ECVA offers the following pediatric ophthalmology services.

Medical Treatments

  • Strabismus (ocular misalignment) and amblyopia (poor vision) therapy including glasses, patching and pharmacologic treatment
  • Ptosis (droopy eyelid)
  • Topical and or/systemic therapy for eye infections, chalazia, glaucoma, blocked tear ducts, and inflammation on the eye or in the eye
  • Diagnosis of neurological disorders that affect the vision
  • Diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, tumors and rare genetic disorders that affect the eyes and vision
  • Prescriptions for glasses
  • Contact lens fittings for infants who have had cataract surgery

Surgical Procedures

  • Eye muscle surgery for strabismus in children and adults as well as Botox injections for strabismus when indicated
  • Excision of periocular tumors
  • Pediatric cataract extraction including use of intraocular lenses (IOLs)
  • Probe and Irrigation for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction (blocked tear duct)
  • Laser retinal surgery for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)
  • Infantile and juvenile glaucoma surgery
Careers at ECVA

Four Western New York Offices

Elmwood Village

Map and directions to the Elmwood Village office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

932 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14222
P: 716.884.0880
F: 716.884.0811

Southtowns

Map and directions to the Orchard Park office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

3712 Southwestern Blvd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127
P: 716.648.5329
F: 716.648.3185

Niagara Falls

Map and directions to the Niagara Falls office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

6917 Plaza Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
P: 716.731.6434
F: 716.731.6439

Williamsville

Map and directions to the Williamsville office of Eye Care & Vision Associates, Buffalo, NY

811 Maple Road
Buffalo, NY 14221
P: 716.631.8888
F: 716.204.1050