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Daniel Neely

IU School of Medicine

Expert Bio

Dr. Daniel Neely is a professor of ophthalmology at the IU School of Medicine. He is an international expert in the field of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus, or misalignment of the eyes. 

In addition to teaching residents and fellows in pediatric ophthalmology at Indiana University, Neely also teaches extensively in developing countries around the world as a volunteer faculty member with Orbis International, an ophthalmology teaching organization famous for its MD-10 Flying Eye Hospital and its Cybersight Telemedicine Program, which Neely helps direct.

He specializes in all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology, including glasses and refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism; amblyopia, or lazy eye; surgical and nonsurgical treatments for eye muscle disorders such as strabismus; pediatric cataracts and intraocular lens implants; pediatric glaucoma; retinoblastoma; hemangiomas; eyelid surgeries such as ptosis; dermoids; retinopathy of prematurity; and telemedicine.

He received his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry summa cum laude and graduated cum laude from medical school, both from The Ohio State University. He completed an internship and ophthalmology residency at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, followed by fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Indiana University School of Medicine, Riley Hospital for Children. He has practiced full-time pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus since 1998.

Areas of Expertise

Eclipse eye safety, pediatric ophthalmology, amblyopia, pediatric cataracts and intraocular lens implants, pediatric glaucoma.