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Dr. Zane F. Pollard, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Zane F Pollard MD is a top Ophthalmologist in Atlanta, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Zane F Pollard MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Zane F Pollard MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Zane F Pollard MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Atlanta, GA, Dr. Zane F Pollard MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
53 years Experience
Dr. Zane F. Pollard, MD
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Tulane Univ Sch of Med, New Orleans La
  • Accepting new patients

Why does my baby have so much sticky substance coming out of her eyes?

Most likely a tear duct obstruction. Needs to see a pediatric ophthalmologist. 50% will open in the first six months of life without a probing.

second eye cataract removal

Usually when the vision in the second eye drops to less than 20/40, I plan on doing the second eye.

At what age is surgery recommended for squint eye?

If the amount of the strabismus is very small, like under 10 prism diopters (5 degrees) for a horizontal deviation, then surgery usually is not performed. If larger than this READ MORE
If the amount of the strabismus is very small, like under 10 prism diopters (5 degrees) for a horizontal deviation, then surgery usually is not performed. If larger than this amount, the surgery can be done as early as 6 months of age if you have good pediatric anesthesia. For vertical deviations, usually smaller amounts like 3-4 degrees in a patient can make the patient a surgical candidate.

How are crossed eyes treated?

If the child has at least 2 units of farsightedness, then glasses might straighten his eyes. If not helped with glasses, he will need surgery on the muscles of his eye. Sometimes, READ MORE
If the child has at least 2 units of farsightedness, then glasses might straighten his eyes. If not helped with glasses, he will need surgery on the muscles of his eye. Sometimes, we have used Botox injections into the extraocular muscles to obtain straight eyes. However, glasses and surgery are the main forms of treatment.