Jacksonville Pediatric Ophthalmologist & Adult Strabismus

Dawn N. Duss, MD

Dr. Duss is pleased to announce the opening of Jacksonville’s Pediatric Eye Consultants of North Florida — the first and only ophthalmic practice dedicated to pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus in all of Northeast Florida. Our office utilizes the latest technology to help ensure our practice is operating at peak efficiency, and to provide our patients with the best possible care in a warm, comfortable atmosphere. While waiting to see Dr. Duss your children will enjoy our waiting room which is equipped with an Xbox 360, movie stations, iPads preloaded with audio books, and a large fish tank. We’re excited about our brand-new office, and we look forward to seeing you and your families very soon!

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The best way to prevent problems with your child’s eye health is to visit a pediatric ophthalmologist every year, whether your child has failed or passed the routine vision screening at school. Our Jacksonville pediatric ophthalmologist, Dawn N. Duss, MD, is highly regarded by her peers as one of the top children’s eye doctors in Florida.

  • Visit your pediatric ophthalmologist annually
  • Many vision issues can be corrected if caught early
  • With early diagnosis and treatment, vision loss can be avoided


Monday 7:30am - 5:00pm Tuesday 7:30am - 5:00pm Wednesday 7:30am - 5:00pm Thursday 7:30am - 5:00pm Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm


Strabismus, or ocular misalignment, includes eyes that wander up, out, down or in, and is found in almost 4% of the US population. Strabismus is described in terms of the direction, location and frequency of wandering. Each type is associated with different causes and management protocols.

The three most common types of strabismus seen in children are listed below. Click Here to read more about pediatric strabismus.

  • Accommodative Esotropia
  • Non-Accommodative Esotropia
  • Intermittent Exotropia

Strabismus Treatment

Strabismus may be treated with glasses, patching, or surgery, depending on the etiology. Each child is different, and success with one particular therapy may not be generalized to all children.