Education & Training

Medical School

Universidade Gama Filho


Pediatric Ophthalmology

  • Hospital dos Servidores do Estado


Pediatric Ophthalmology

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Universidade de Sao Paulo


MU Health Care participates with most major managed care organizations. To find out whether MU Health Care is a participating provider in your insurance plan or network, or for information on co-payments and deductibles, please contact your insurance carrier directly.

Academic Information

Research Interests

  • Strabismus
  • Bioengineering

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric and adult strabismus
  • Cataracts
  • Tear duct obstruction
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Refraction


  • LB Farias, R Barham, AL Costa, S Wang…
    Dose-Response of Primary Bilateral Medial Rectus Resection in Infantile Exotropia
    Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus, 2022
  • ALFA Costa, TGS Martins, VR Santos, P Schor
    In search of disambiguation: development of eye drop bottle sleeves to aid in identification and survey among possible users. A cross-sectional study
    Sao Paulo Medical Journal, 2021
  • AL de Araujo, DRV Rados, AD Szortyka, M Falavigna, ALFA Costa
    Ophthalmic image acquired by ophthalmologists and by allied health personnel as part of a telemedicine strategy: a comparative study of image quality
    Eye, 2021