The eye care specialists at Scheie Eye Institute provide the most up-to-date diagnosis and treatment across the full range of eye disorders.

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Committed to Care

The Scheie Eye Institute at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center completed a multi-year facility upgrade, ensuring our patients receive a high degree of comfort and outstanding care.

Our team offers complete diagnostic and treatment services in comprehensive ophthalmology, as well as all subspecialty areas. Services range from routine eye exams to the most advanced ocular surgery and the treatment of diseases that have an impact on vision, neurobiology and other related areas.

We are proud to be one of the few institutes in the country to offer complete eye care, staffed by a team of highly trained, full-time ophthalmologists who also conduct extensive clinical research. In each case, our specialists dedicate time and attention to understanding the root causes of your condition and the personalized treatment it requires.

Ophthalmology Conditions and Services

Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Get diagnosis and treatment information for age-related macular degeneration.

Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

Learn about amblyopia, an early childhood condition affecting the eye.


Explore the treatment of blepharitis and associated conditions. 


Learn about the ways we treat cataracts.

Computer Vision Syndrome

Prolonged computer use can cause eye problems. Get treatment information here.

Cornea and External Conditions

We provide medical and surgical care for diseases affecting the cornea and external areas surrounding the eye.

Diabetic Retinopathy

At Penn, we provide advanced treatments for diabetic retinopathy.

Diagnostic Tests

Advanced tests and diagnostic procedures to evaluate and treat eye disease

Dry Eye

Dry eye is a common eye complaint caused by a wide range of conditions.

Eye Emergencies

Physicians at the Scheie Eye Institute treat all injuries and symptoms that affect the eyes or put eyes at risk.

Eyelid Tumor

Get evaluation and treatment information for eyelid tumors. 


Glaucoma is a serious eye disease and a leading cause of blindness.

Hereditary Retinal Degenerations

Get diagnosis and treatment information for hereditary forms of retinal degeneration.

Low Vision

Learn how we are using non-invasive techniques to make the most of vision.


Learn how our ophthalmologists diagnosis and treat of neurological conditions that affect vision.

Ocular Oncology (Eye Cancers)

Our ophthalmologists diagnose and treat cancers in the eye or surrounding areas.

Orbital Tumors

Orbital tumors are abnormal tissue growths in the structures surrounding the eye.

Pediatric Ophthalmology Service

Pediatric eye care is offered through the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Ptosis (Drooping Eyelid)

Learn the causes and treatment options for drooping eyelids, also called ptosis.

Refractive Errors

Refractive errors are common eye conditions related to the shape of the eye.

Retina and Vitreous

Here at Penn Medicine we offer treatment for a variety of eye diseases and conditions.


Strabismus is a condition in which eyes are misaligned or "crossed." 

Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves' Disease)

Thyroid disease can affect vision and the eyes.

Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation

We treat a wide array of eye disease related to ocular inflammation.

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