Department of Ophthalmology

Dry Eye

Our Mission

The Penn Ophthalmology Department offers individualized care across 17 ophthalmic sub-specialties and has one of the largest teams of eye care specialists in the United States. Ophthalmology faculty and staff are committed to translating the latest research into the most up-to-date treatment approaches, collaborating across the university and hospital system, mentoring and teaching the next generation of clinician scientists, and partnering with the community to address unmet eye care needs in Philadelphia. 

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Penn Medicine has been a pioneer in ophthalmic care, research, and teaching for over 140 years.


Learn about the most recent advances of the faculty, students, and staff in the Department of Ophthalmology.

Community Outreach

Penn’s Department of Ophthalmology is committed to making an impact in the community and around the world through service initiatives.


Penn's Department of Ophthalmology delivers the highest level of clinical care to patients while conducting pioneering vision research. Every gift makes it possible to continue the mission of preventing and reversing blindness.

Department Calendar

See the Ophthalmology Department's most updated physician and event schedule.

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