Department of Ophthalmology

The Scheie Eye Institute performs the breakthrough research necessary to discover the treatments of tomorrow. 

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Research Overview

Penn Ophthalmology is a pioneer in basic and clinical research, leading some of the most advanced ophthalmic research centers and initiatives in the world. The department is a top recipient of National Eye Institute funding. Nearly all of the department's researchers are also practicing physicians, with specialized clinical knowledge. Last year, Penn Ophthalmology faculty produced 178 publications and had a research impact (H-index) of 102. To learn more about Penn Ophthalmology's most recent advances, check out the news page.

Ophthalmology Labs and Centers

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