Dr. Rutar is a pediatric ophthalmologist who specializes in correcting eye muscle disorders (misaligned eyes), which includes lazy eyes
and crossed eyes
, in adults and children which includes conditions such as strabismus (crossed or misaligned eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye) and cataracts in adults and children. She is currently the only strabismus specialist in Southern Oregon.
Dr. Rutar's primary specialty is pediatric ophthalmology and her experience includes treating patients with amblyopia, strabismus, cataracts, congenital eye malformations, unusual eye movements, eyelid ptosis, and nasolacrimal duct obstruction
Prior to joining Cataract & Laser Institute, Dr. Rutar was an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco.
Dr. Rutar earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2003, with a Residency at the University of California San Francisco and Fellowship at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute. She is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology.