Patient Care Our department offers patients the latest examination and diagnostic techniques, and medical and surgical treatments. Services range from routine eye examinations and contact lens fitting to the most up-to-date laser and surgical treatments for such major diseases as glaucoma, diabetic eye diseases, retinal detachments and diseases, macular degeneration, and cataracts, as well as the latest techniques in refractive surgery.
Education & Training The Department’s three-year residency program is one of the most competitive in the country. The fellowship training offers numerous clinical, surgical, research and teaching opportunities in the areas of cornea, external disease and refractive surgery, vitreoretinal disease and surgery, and neuro-ophthalmology/orbital disease and surgery.
Research Efforts Our faculty are involved in a number of multi-center clinical trials funded by the National Eye Institute, and have published major textbooks recognized for advancing ophthalmic medical education. Through their research, our faculty members contribute to medicine's base of knowledge of ocular diseases through efforts aimed at new treatments for the prevention and treatment of blinding disorders.