Eye Institute

of Savannah

(912) 353-1001

Children's Eye Institute of Savannah

The Office of John M. DeVaro, M.D. and Joshua Visalli, O.D.

Dr. John DeVaro has been practicing pediatric ophthalmology in Savannah since 1997. He is excited to have Dr. Joshua Visalli, an optometrist with a special interest in pediatrics, join the Children's Eye Institute of Savannah.

In addition to conducting routine children's eye exams, the Children's Eye Institute specializes in strabismus (crossed or deviated eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye), congenital tear duct obstruction, congenital cataract, congenital glaucoma, and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).

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In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the American Academy of Ophthalmology has recommended that all eye care providers temporarily suspend routine eye examinations to minimize spread of the disease. As we continue to monitor updates from the CDC and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, we have decided the following:

All routine visits and elective surgeries will need to be rescheduled for the time being. We have also instituted telemedicine protocols for those patients where it may be appropriate and beneficial. We will be calling patients next week to begin this process.

The office will be open from 10am to 12pm Monday - Friday. If you are an established patient in our practice and feel that you need to be seen by one of our physicians, please contact the office and an assessment will be made as to whether you need to come to the office for evaluation and treatment or whether a telemedicine conference may be appropriate. Please call us before coming to the office.

Our commitment during these uncertain times is the health and well-being of our staff, patients and the community at large. We hope that we all can return to normal office hours in the very near future. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office.