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David L Guyton, MD

Director - Zanvyl Kreiger Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology
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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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  • Director - Zanvyl Kreiger Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • The Zanvyl Kreiger Children's Eye Center of the Wilmer Institute
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes

  • Wilmer Eye Institute


Ophthalmic Optics, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service, Strabismus

Research Interests

vision screening; ophthalmic instrumentation; strabismus


David L. Guyton, M.D., is the Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology. He is internationally known for his contributions, inventions and teaching in the fields of ophthalmic optics, clinical refraction, potential acuity testing and ocular motility. His clinical practice in strabismus is heavily surgical, both pediatric and adult, with emphasis on re-operations and cyclovertical surgery, using adjustable sutures. Dr. Guyton is currently developing automated instruments for the vision screening of infants and children.


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    • Harvard Medical School ( Boston MA ) (1969)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Ophthalmology ( Baltimore MD ) (1976)


    • Baylor College of Medicine ( Houston TX ) (1977)


    • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (1977)
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10753 Falls Road
    Pavilion II
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    Phone: 410-583-2800
    Appointment Phone: 410-583-2800
    Fax: 410-583-2807
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8314
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-8314
    Fax: 410-955-0809
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    • Ophthalmology - Pediatric Ophthalmology

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