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Amy K. Hutchinson, MD

Interim Director
Professor of Ophthalmology
Section of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Amy Hutchinson, MD, joined the Emory Eye Center in 2002. Dr. Hutchinson’s clinical practice includes general pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. Her special interests are in retinopathy of prematurity screening and treatment, pediatric vision screening, and electronic health records. Dr. Hutchinson recently co-developed and validated a new eye chart for children, “the Handy Eye Chart™," for use in non-verbal or non-English speaking individuals.

She serves on planning committees and participates in a number of NEI-funded pediatric ophthalmology studies that apply evidence-based medicine to the treatment of amblyopia and other pediatric eye diseases.

National Recognition

Dr. Hutchinson is a member of the federally-sponsored National Expert Panel on Vision Screening, the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee and the AAPOS Vision Screening Committee. She actively serves as a clinical advisor for Prevent Blindness Georgia.

Areas of Clinical Interest

• Pediatric refractive surgery

• Vision screening and data management

• Screening and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity

• Pediatric strabismus


Amy K. Hutchinson, MD

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta GA: 1987-1991

Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta GA: 1991-1992

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA: 1993-1996

Fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA: 1992-1993

Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston SC: 1996-1997

Board certified in Ophthalmology

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