Ophthalmology Programs and Services
Our Eye Services
Comprehensive Ophthalmic Care
Our physicians perform comprehensive exams for the diagnosis and management of the entire spectrum of eye disease. Our surgical services include:
- Cataract surgery
- Corneal transplantation and corneal disease surgery
- Glaucoma surgery
- Retinal surgery
- Macular degeneration
- Retinal detachment and diabetic retinopathy
- Vitreoretinal surgery
As a part of the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, we deliver the highest quality care possible in the area of vitreoretinal diseases and surgery, help mentor and educate the future leaders in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgery, and carry out important clinical research studies which are pushing forward the frontiers of knowledge in this area.
We treat vitreoretinal disorders such as:
- Age-related macular degeneration
- Posterior vitreous detachment
- Retinal detachment (including complicated forms associated with a giant retinal tear or proliferative vitreoretinopathy
- Epiretinal membranes
- Macular holes
- Combined cataract and retinal surgery
We offer patients the latest diagnostic and treatment technology. Our state-of-the-art operating rooms are dedicated to ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgery.
Our clinical work and research activities are supported by the Department of Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, and research grants from the NIH, the Macula Society, and generous patients and benefactors.
The Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic
This clinic provides care for patients with neurological difficulties with visual perception and eye movement. The clinic is held in conjunction with the Division of Ophthalmology, and employs a wide range of ophthalmologic and neurologic evaluative techniques. The Eye Movement Laboratory provides quantitative assessment of difficulties with eye movements and visual perception, both for research and for patient care needs.