Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

University Hospitals Eye Institute Helps Clinicians Provide Superior Care and Treatment

The UH Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences seeks to promote the study of basic and clinical problems of the eye and visual system that may lead to improvements in the prevention and treatment of major blinding disorders worldwide.

The ophthalmologists and optometrists at the UH Eye Institute are dedicated to helping clinicians meet the individual needs of their patients. Our vision experts are available to provide a variety of services, including screening exams, diagnostic testing, treatment for simple and complex vision disorders, and care for conditions requiring surgery. Physicians and healthcare practitioners treating patients for diabetes should consult the institute to set up specialized screening examinations for patients at risk for developing diabetic retinopathy, a sight-threatening condition.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

Provides knowledge and self-management skills to individuals diagnosed with diabetes and their support persons.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Provides details related to protecting patients from this serious eye condition.

Eye Image Reading Centers

Provide ophthalmic image analysis and clinical trial development support for trials examining the effects of drugs, devices and diseases on the cornea and retina.

Medical Education

Robust education programs including residency, fellowships and medical student education.


Offering a rich environment for research in all areas related to vision.

Find a Specialist

Find a UH Ophthalmology Specialist.

Patient Care

Learn more about how our Institute provides care for patients with a wide array of eye disorders.

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