Department of Ophthalmology

Physicians from across the globe seek resident and fellowship training from Emory Eye Center's internationally renowned clinical and basic science faculty.

Our Global Ophthalmology program offers opportunities for education and patient care in 19 countries to battle infectious diseases, share discoveries, impact ophthalmic care worldwide.

Groundbreaking, multidisciplinary basic science and clinical research at Emory Eye Center focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.

Emory Eye Center's internationally recognized faculty and physicians provide comprehensive eye care and groundbreaking clinical and basic science research.

By the numbers

$36 million RESEARCH

The amount of research funding Emory Eye Center has received from the NIH in the past 10 years.


The number of residency program applications we receive each year for six available positions.


The number of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and research scientists on our faculty.


The number of patient visits at all Emory Eye Center locations in a given year.

Find the latest news about how our scientists and physicians are working every day to advance ophthalmic healthcare at home and abroad.

Clinical Specialties Caring clinical specialists

Emory Eye Center's School of Medicine physicians deliver ophthalmic health care in our clinics to people of all ages, ranging from wellness exams to the treatment of the most complex eye diseases and disorders.

Gifts to the Emory Eye Center enable us to continue our work with blinding diseases in children, inherited eye disorders, eye conditions due to aging, and much more.

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Our physicians and optometrists see patients at Emory Healthcare locations across the metropolitan Atlanta area, the Atlanta VA Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital.