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Prisma Health Children's Hospital

7 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

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HomePediatric SpecialtiesOphthalmology


Pediatric ophthalmology is a specialty concerned with the eye problems that are unique to children. Our goals are to ensure that all children develop good vision in both eyes, use their eyes together, and receive the best, most comprehensive treatment for any eye diseases or problems that may arise. We treat children from birth through their teenage years and beyond, as well as adults with double vision and/or misalignment of their eyes.

Conditions Treated

  • Strabismus (misalignment of eyes)

  • Amblyopia (decreased vision in one eye)

  • Retinopathy of prematurity

  • Congenital and pediatric cataracts

  • Congenital and pediatric glaucoma

  • Nystagmus

  • Hereditary eye diseases

  • Conjunctivitis

  • Tearing from eyes

  • Eyelid Infections

  • Chalazia (styes)

  • Ocular trauma

  • Orbital tumors and infections

  • Peri-orbital hemangiomas

  • Ocular inflammations


9 Richland Medical Park Dr., Suite 340
Columbia, SC 29203

100 Palmetto Health Pkwy., Suite 350
Columbia, SC 29212

Contact Us

Pediatric Referral Line: 803-434-7522
Dr. Pogrebniak’s Care Team Line: 803-434-4140
Dr. McWilliams’s Care Team Line: 803-434-7547
Office: 803-434-2020

Referral Information

Patients can make an appointment by calling 803-434-2020.

Care Team

Alexander E. Pogrebniak, MD

Wilson G. McWilliams, MD

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