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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
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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.
Terri L. Young, MD, MBA has devoted her career to advancing the voices of women and underserved minorities in the field of ophthalmology. She was honored for this work by the Women in Ophthalmology (WIO)…Read More
Amazing. That is how Roomasa Channa, MD of the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is being described. At a special reception at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting in…Read More
The UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is pleased to announce a new pediatric ophthalmology rotation. The new three-week rotation, which officially launched in September 2022, is designed to address the critical shortage of…Read More
Join the faculty of the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the 2022 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Chicago September 30- October 1 as we connect, share, and advance our…Read More
Kazuya Oikawa, BVSc, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher in the McLellan Laboratory, has been awarded the Knights Templar Eye Foundation Career Starter Grant. The $70,000 award will support Dr. Oikawa’s research project “Neuroinflammation in Pediatric Glaucoma.” Primary congenital…Read More
53 residents and medical students from 10 institutions receive training in modern cataract removal techniques at DOVS’ 2022 Phacoemulsification Course. For more than two decades, medical and veterinary ophthalmology residents, UW and visiting medical students,…Read More