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John Barsa, 73, of Parma, Ohio, says he was as “blind as a bat” until he had eye surgery at the UH Eye Institute. John had a procedure in his right eye called DMEK (pronounced DEE-mek), in which a very thin, delicate sheet of corneal cells was transplanted. The UH Eye Institute is the only health care provider currently offering this service in Northeast Ohio. Watch his story.
Faruk Orge, MD, has developed a new device to help examine the eyes of babies in the intensive care unit.
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Lynette Hoehn was worried about her UH Eye Institute until a procedure that is new to Northeast Ohio preserved her vision.
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Our exceptional team of physicians continues to distinguish itself with a growing number of UH specialists being ranked among 2014’s Best Doctors in America.
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Department Of Ophthalmology staff UH Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University physicians, clinicians and residents of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Our physicians and clinicians are ranked among the best in the country, specializing in diseases and conditions affecting the eye and maintaining visual health. Our Eye Institute is comprised of four Centers of Excellence that specialize in:
In addition, we provide routine eye examinations, medical and surgical care for simple and complex vision disorders, in-patient consultations, diagnostic testing, and simple and complex adult and pediatric contact lens fittings.
University Hospitals Eye Institute’s Center for Anterior Segment Diseases and Surgery treats patients using some of the most advanced technology and therapies available, including cataract surgery, corneal transplants and treatment for dry eye, Fuchs’ dystrophy and glaucoma. The center offers innovative testing and cutting-edge surgical procedures to correct eye disorders, and also gives patients access to special studies involving new developments in diagnostics and treatment.
The Center for Retinal and Macular Diseases and Surgery treats many different conditions of the retina, vitreous and choroid, including retinal detachment, ocular tumors, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Our physicians and scientists are leaders in researching the factors contributing to the development of retinal degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, and patients can participate in clinical trials that offer innovative therapies and techniques for treating retinal conditions. Our specialists are trained in the most advanced testing techniques, which allow them to detect the diseases early and improve the chance for slowing or stopping vision loss.
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