Ophthalmology Clinic

UCSF Pediatric Ophthalmology is a comprehensive eye clinic with a multidisciplinary team that offers consultation, evaluation and treatment for pediatric eye disorders ranging from the most common to the extremely rare and complex. For children who require eye surgery, our pediatric ophthalmologists perform procedures such as eye muscle surgery for the correction of strabismus, cataract extraction, nasolacrimal duct probing and ptosis repair.

Our Services

Some of the conditions we evaluate and treat include:

  • Amblyopia (lazy eye)
  • Blocked tear ducts (congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction)
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  • Cataracts
  • Corneal disorders
  • Eye birth defects
  • Glaucoma
  • Nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, including contact lenses
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic nerve disorders
  • Ptosis (drooping of the eyelid)
  • Strabismus
  • Inherited and genetic retinal disorders (and testing with pediatric electroretinogram)
  • Retinoblastoma

If you're interested in visiting our clinic, please request a referral from your child's current pediatrician, optometrist or ophthalmologist.

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You'll need a referral from your child's pediatrician or specialist to make an appointment. Once you have the referral, please call the number below.

Getting Here

Pediatric Ophthalmology
Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, Suite M5324
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2800

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What to Bring

  • All medical records relevant to your child's condition from the referring physician, if available. This includes diagnostic imaging like CT scans, MRI, radiograph, etc.
  • Glasses if your child wears them
  • List of all medications and prescriptions
  • Appointment information: the doctor's name and the appointment location and time
  • Insurance card
  • Primary care physician's name, address and telephone number
  • Referring physician's name, address and telephone number
  • Co-payment if required by insurance


Parking at Mission Bay

Public parking options at UCSF's Mission Bay campus include:

Weekdays: $3.75/hour
Daily Maximum: $30/day

More Information

Download a Mission Bay campus map

Public Transportation

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay is accessible via the following Muni bus routes:

  • 22
  • 55
  • T-Third Street line

More Information

(415) 673-6864 (MUNI)
SFMTA website

UCSF Shuttles

Free UCSF shuttles connect the Mission Bay campus with our Mount Zion and Parnassus campuses as well as other UCSF locations and the 16th Street BART station.

More Information

Shuttle routes and timetables
Shuttle system map
Shuttle hotline: (415) 476-4646 (GOGO)

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Clinic Team

Alejandra de Alba
Dr. Alejandra de Alba,
pediatric ophthalmologist
Premilla Banwait
Dr. Premilla Banwait,
pediatric optometrist
Bertil Damato
Dr. Bertil Damato,
Jacque Duncan
Dr. Jacque Duncan,
Ying Han
Dr. Ying Han,
Creig Hoyt
Dr. Creig Hoyt,
Robert Kersten
Dr. Robert Kersten,
Marc Levin
Dr. Marc Levin,
Anthony Moore
Dr. Anthony Moore,
Jennifer Rose-Nussbaumer