Ophthalmology Core

The CHPS Ophthalmology Core has been established to provide clinical and translational research services in ophthalmology for the assessment of visual function and structure. The core is located in the Wood Building at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Services provided include:

  • Eye exams (includes visual, recognition and grating acuity; anterior segment, fundus exam, refraction)
    • Contrast sensitivity
    • Color vision testing
  • Optical coherence tomography (OCT) tests of the:
    • Anterior segment
    • Posterior segment – optic nerve
    • Posterior segment – retina
  • Visual field measures:
    • Using Humphrey
    • Using Goldman
  • Full field sensitivity testing
  • Electroretinography
  • Visual evoked potential
  • Fundus photography
  • Ocular ultrasound
  • Professional interpretation of all tests is also available

For more information please contact:

Gil Binenbaum, MD
CHPS Opthalmology Core Director
Phone: 215-590-4594
Email: binenbaum@email.chop.edu

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