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. The Scheie Eye Institute is 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.
FDA approves first gene therapy to reverse blindness in those born with a rare hereditary disease.
Penn Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology is home to research and medical training programs that are leading the way in discovering and developing the most advanced treatments available.
Get diagnosis and treatment information for age-related macular degeneration.
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.
Prolonged computer use can cause eye problems. Get treatment information here.
We provide medical and surgical care for diseases affecting the cornea and external areas surrounding the eye.
At Penn, we provide advanced treatments for diabetic retinopathy.
Advanced tests and diagnostic procedures to evaluate and treat eye disease
Dry eye is a common eye complaint caused by a wide range of conditions.
Physicians at the Scheie Eye Institute treat all injuries and symptoms that affect the eyes or put eyes at risk.
An eye stroke is a potentially visually devastating eye disease characterized by sudden loss of vision.
Penn Medicine provides thorough evaluation and treatment for eyelid tumors or ocular oncology.
Glaucoma is a serious eye disease and a leading cause of blindness.
Learn how breakthroughs in gene therapy are allowing Penn researchers to restore sight to those with blindness caused by inherited retinal disease.
Learn how we are using non-invasive techniques to make the most of vision.
Our neuro-ophthalmology program bridges the fields of ophthalmology and neurology. We provide advanced diagnosis and treatment for those with neurological and systemic diseases that affect vision and eye movements.
In partnership with our oncologists at the Abramson Cancer Center, our ophthalmologists diagnose and treat cancers in the eye or surrounding areas.
Learn more about the oculofacial and orbital surgery services available at the Scheie Eye Institute.
Orbital tumors are abnormal tissue growths in the structures surrounding the eye. Through a multidisciplinary approach with the Abramson Cancer Center, you'll receive expert care for your vision.
Pediatric eye care is offered through the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Learn the causes and treatment options for drooping eyelids, also called ptosis.
Refractive errors are common eye conditions related to the shape of the eye.
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 disease can affect vision and the eyes.
We treat a wide array of eye disease related to ocular inflammation.
Congratulations to the 478 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2018.
Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers.
A clinical trial is a research study involving patient volunteers that are conducted to find safe and effective treatments for a variety of health conditions.