From the Chair

Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery Offers Improved Precision

UW Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences offers a new, state-of-the-art option for cataract surgery, the femtosecond laser. This device is the next step...   Read More

Team Helps Baby See for the First Time

Eden Burgmeier, like any other toddler, loves to play with her toys. She will see a favorite toy in a corner and will crawl...   Read More

Seeing Clearly (Now)

As originally published in Beloit Daily News BELOIT — For most, skipping a routine exam isn’t something that would cause panic or result in...   Read More

An audacious vision: Researchers aim for first human eye transplant within the decade

PITTSBURGH – Scientists have strived for successful eye transplants for centuries. Early attempts read like the diary of Mary Shelley: implanting a dog’s eye...   Read More

AAO Annual Meeting 2016

More ophthalmologists will gather for AAO 2016 in Chicago this fall than any other meeting in the profession. Learn alongside peers and experts from...   Read More

Global Leadership in Saving Sight

The University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Ophthalmology is a leading institution nationally and internationally for the diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders, education and vision research. The clinical services at UW Health Ophthalmology are compelling not only to local surrounding communities, but also to a statewide and upper Midwest physician referral base, and to informed consumers who seek high quality, state-of-the-art care in a research-intensive institution.

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