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Caroline N. DeBenedictis, M.D.

Caroline N DeBenedictis MDDr. DeBenedictis is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in pediatric eye care and strabismus. She has training and surgical expertise in treating and managing pediatric cataracts ocular trauma, and working with multiple specialists to manage pediatric ocular genetic conditions.

Dr. DeBenedictis can diagnose, treat, and manage a range of eye conditions, from complex diseases to common pediatric eye problems, including strabismus and amblyopia. She commonly collaborates with various medical specialists to care for patients with complex disorders involving more than the ophthalmologic system. In addition to clinical experience, Dr. DeBenedictis is an extensively published author with articles in various medical journals.



  • Comprehensive eye Exams
  • Pediatric ophthalmologic disorders and diseases from birth through adulthood
  • Pediatric cataracts
  • Amblyopia
  • Pediatric strabismus
  • Adult strabismus
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (Blocked tear duct)
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Pediatric uveitis
  • Pediatric ocular genetic disorders
  • Ocular trauma


Medical School

Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA


Internal Medicine – Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Ophthalmology – North Shore-LIJ Health System, Great Neck, NY


Pediatric Ophthalmology – Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies

  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Women in Ophthalmology