Eric W. Hein, MD, FAAO, FAAP
Dr. Eric Hein is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He completed his medical training at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed an ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University and a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has presented at previous Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meetings. He is fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Hein has been involved with the National Institute of Health/National Eye Institute Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group. The network, which was formed in 1997, is funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI). His practice is active in VPEC clinical trials and provides some of the latest available treatments in pediatric eye diseases. He has also served as a reviewer for Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus and Journal of Ocular Biology. He has been an invited speaker at national meetings on topics related to pediatric eye disease. He has a number of publications and a book chapter on pediatric ophthalmology.
Dr. Eric Hein is trained in the management of pediatric and adult strabismus, pediatric cataracts, and a variety of amblyopia treatments. He has an interest in expanding the surgical and non-surgical treatment options for adult strabismus patients. He also manages thyroid eye disease, orbital myositis, pediatric eyelid disorders, congenital ptosis, pediatric glaucoma, and general pediatric ophthalmology conditions. His special interests include adult strabismus, pediatric strabismus, and retinopathy of prematurity. He also has an interest in chemodenervation and bupivacaine treatment for adult strabismus.