Department of Ophthalmology

Emory Eye Center News

As the Emory Eye Center prepares to celebrate the 25th  Retinoblastoma Kids Day on April 27, we took a moment to visit with some of the "kids" who inspired us. Meet Layton Sanford, Kennedy Rouse, and Turner Strickland

On Monday, April 8, a partial solar eclipse will take place between 1:45 pm and 4:21 pm. Emory Eye Center clinicians offer important sight-saving viewing tips if you decide to look skyward at this incredible phenomenon. If you do not have eye protection, consider watching it live on the NASA website.

More than 200 Emory School of Medicine physicians were nominated for 2024 National Doctors' Day recognition. For the Emory Department of Ophthalmology, two clinicians stood out: Dr. Jason H. Peragallo and Dr. Nieraj Jain.

Open DOOR program opens opportunity for underrepresented Financial support and mentoring made a difference for Cunyet Ozkardes

As the Emory Department of Ophthalmology reviews applications for the 2024 Open DOOR internship, we spoke with the 2023 recipient about how his time at the Emory Eye Center boosted his ambitions and his knowledge.

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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.

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