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.
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.