DISCOVER OUR LABS
Our focus, here at the University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, is you. Our commitment to stop the progression of blinding diseases drives each and every one of us. Our vision is to save your vision through strong educational programs, leading research discoveries and compassionate patient care.
Our dynamic academic programs enrich and enable the specialists of tomorrow, today.Learn More
Known as a ground-breaking institution, our labs continue the strong tradition of discovery.Learn More
It starts with our deep-seated desire to fight blindness wherever it exists. It builds daily with the power of a team that recites the mantra, “Why not?” It ends with our unwavering commitment to you and yours.
As an exemplary leader in vision care, research, and scholarship – the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is the place for transformative impact. We encourage you to explore our new website and learn about our initiatives – new and sustained – that fuel our mission to save sight locally and globally.
The Vision Research Core has received a $3.1 million grant from the National Eye Institute to provide expertise, facilities, and equipment to foster and expand vision research across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.Read More
Our People Enriching People mentoring program fosters and promotes the career aspirations of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UW Health Ophthalmology community.Read More
As a pediatric ophthalmologist with longstanding involvement in global education, Yasmin S. Bradfield has gone to great lengths to combat childhood vision loss. In fact, she recently traveled more than 5,000 miles from her Madison, Wisconsin clinic to Asunción, Paraguay.Read More
The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is pleased to welcome seven new colleagues to our team: one faculty researcher, three ophthalmology faculty, and three optometry faculty.Read More
Join the faculty of the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the 2023 American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting in San Francisco, California November 3 - 6 as we connect, share, and advance our mission to save sight.Read More
An impressive team of schedulers, technicians, opticians, medical students, residents, and faculty from the UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and UW Health assisted a record number of patients at the 2023 World Sight Day Clinic.Read More