Erin P. Herlihy, M.D.
Dr. Herlihy is a UW assistant professor of ophthalmology and a physician at Seattle Children's. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, she completed her internship in Denver, followed by residency in ophthalmology at UW Medicine. She completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Center.
Dr. Herlihy is a member of various local and national organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and American Medical Association. She is board certified in ophthalmology.
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Pediatric and adult strabismus, amblyopia, nasolacrimal disorders,
refractive error in children, pediatric cataracts, pediatric glaucoma and systemic diseases that affect the eyes.
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Pediatric and adult strabismus; amblyopia; nasolacrimal disorders; pediatric cataracts; pediatric glaucoma; and systemic diseases that affect the eyes.
Dr. Herlihy’s research interests include investigating the pathogenesis of myopia and progressive axial length elongation in children, the systemic associations of divergence insufficiency in children and adults, and various treatments for amblyopia and infantile nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Dr. Herlihy is a principal investigator in the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, which is supported by the National Institutes of Health.
Eye Care (Ophthalmology)
|Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center
|Loyola University, Stritch SOM
|UW - Dept. of Ophthalmology
|Univ. of Michigan, Dept. of Ophthalmology
|American Board of Ophthalmology