128 West 12th St. Suite 301
Erie, PA 16501
Office Phone: 1-814-454-6307
Office Fax: 1-814-454-6397
Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm
Pediatric Ophthalmology of Erie, Inc., the office of Dr. Nicholas A. Sala has been in existence for over 25 years.
We specialize in comprehensive children’s eye care. We see children with medical eye conditions. This may include, amblyopia (one eye doesn’t see as well as the other), misaligned eyes (strabismus) including esotropia, exotropia, hypertropia, nerve palsies, ptosis (droopy eyelid) , cataracts, glaucoma, blocked tear ducts and retinopathy of prematurity.
Although our name says Pediatric, we also specialize in adults with Strabismus and Diplopia (double vision). The causes of adult strabismus may include acquired conditions like thyroid/Graves’ disease, neurological problems/Stroke, trauma, retinal detachments, diplopia after Cataract surgery, Myasthenia gravis and Nystagmus. If you are an adult and you had to patch one eye as a child you may eventually develop a misalignment. If you find yourself closing one eye to see you may have diplopia and require a prism on your glasses or may even need Strabismus surgery. We can help with these conditions. Here at Pediatric Ophthalmology we employ 2 Orthoptists. They are an Eye care professional who specialize in the diagnosis and management of binocular vision problems (using both together). Orthoptics is a discipline dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of defective eye movements/coordination such as nystagmus, binocular vision and amblyopia. There are only approximately 250 orthoptists in the United States and 2 of them are right here in Erie!
Currently we are recruiting for a Luminopia Study that is evaluating the benefit of binocular treatment of Amblyopia. We will also be recruiting soon for an additional Amblyopia Study.
We are actively recruiting for IXT-6, evaluating the effectiveness of prism spectacles for the treatment of intermittent Exotropia.
Dr. Nicholas Sala remains the all-time Top National Recruiter for PEDIG Studies.