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Melanie Anne Kazlas, MD

  • Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service


Accepting New Patients


Dr. Kazlas is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology as well as strabismus in adults and children.



Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Strabismus
Medical Education
  • MD, Albany Medical College
  • Residency, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
  • Fellowship, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology
  • Boston: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult


Dr. Melanie Kazlas is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology as well as strabismus in adults and children.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Kazlas conducts research focused on the risk factors and treatments for retinopathy of prematurity, a condition that can affect babies born preterm. 


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Assessing binocular interaction in amblyopia and its clinical feasibility. Kwon M, Lu ZL, Miller A, Kazlas M, Hunter DG, Bex PJ. PLoS One. 2014

Imaging appearance of the lateral rectus-superior rectus band in 100 consecutive patients without strabismus.Patel SH, Cunnane ME, Juliano AF, Vangel MG, Kazlas MA, Moonis G. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Sep;35(9):1830-5.

Pediatric intraocular lens implantation: historic perspective and current practices. Salcone EM, Kazlas M. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2010 Winter;50(1):71-80.

Toxic epidermal necrolysis in children: medical, surgical, and ophthalmologic considerations. Goyal S, Gupta P, Ryan CM, Kazlas M, Noviski N, Sheridan RL. J Burn Care Res. 2009 May-Jun;30(3):437-49


Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone 1: 617-355-6668
Phone 2: 617-355-6401
Fax: 617-730-0392

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