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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.
On June 17, the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences will celebrate the graduation of three resident physicians and three clinical fellows. Residents From left to right: Tyler Boulter, MD. Paige Richards,…Read More
The UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences (DOVS) is pleased to have many colleagues presenting and participating at this year’s Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting in Denver, Colorado. Curious…Read More
The UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to announce a brand-new clinical fellowship – Medical Retina and Uveitis – which will officially launch next year. The new one-year dual training program begins…Read More
A group of UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences staff, faculty and learners recently teamed up to put on a half-day learning opportunity – all about eyes – for local students. The “Odyssey Into…Read More
During the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic – a time when very few people were voluntarily seeking surgical consults – patients from across the Philippines were still lining up to see Catherine Macaraig, MD.…Read More
Outstanding. That’s the newest way to describe Cat Burkat, MD, FACS of the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. During a ceremony on March 3, Dr. Burkat was recognized with an Outstanding…Read More