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David L. Guyton, M.D.

David L Guyton, M.D.

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  • Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
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Expertise

Amblyopia, Biomedical Engineering, Double Vision, Ophthalmic Optics, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Refractive Errors, Strabismus, Surgery

Research Interests

Strabismus surgical techniques, especially adjustable sutures in children and adults; Novel instruments for screening for strabismus, amblyopia, and refractive errors; Ophthalmic instrumentation; Novel techniques for the treatment of amblyopia and defects of binocular function; Ophthalmic optics; Causes and mechanisms of changes of strabismus over time, especially cyclovertical strabismus; Novel instruments for screening for neurologic dysfunction; Feedback techniques to treat blink deficiency ...read more

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Maryland

410-955-8314
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Outside of Maryland

410-464-6641
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+1-410-502-7683
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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-8314
600 N. Wolfe Street Wilmer Eye Institute Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-583-2807

Background

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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Titles

  • Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • The Zanvyl Krieger Children's Eye Center at the Wilmer Institute
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Harvard Medical School (1969)

Residencies

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

Fellowships

  • Baylor College of Medicine (1977)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1977)

Research & Publications

Contact for Research Inquiries

Wilmer Institute 233, Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287-9028 map

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Activities & Honors

Honors

Memberships

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Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Dr. David Guyton Awarded Parks Medal

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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