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LASIK at Wilmer

Wilmer Eye Institute

The Johns Hopkins US Family Health Plan and the Wilmer Eye Institute are pleased to offer a discount arrangement under which members of USFHP can receive a $1,000 discount on laser vision correction services on both eyes when performed by a member of the full-time faculty of the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute. Sign-up to attend a FREE Wilmer Laser Vision Seminar.

Why Choose the Wilmer Eye Institute?

When USFHP’s members come to Wilmer they will have the comfort of knowing that their eyes are in the care of surgeons who are extensively experienced not only in laser vision correction but in all aspects of caring for the cornea.  It is this type of expertise that sets the Wilmer surgeon apart.   In surveys of physicians performed by US News & World Report and by Ophthalmology Times magazine, Wilmer is ranked again and again as the leading eye center in the United States.

Highly-Skilled Care

All of our laser surgeons are board-certified ophthalmologists who specialize in laser vision correction and anterior segment (corneal) surgery.  Many of our surgeons are also cornea fellowship trained, which means they have devoted their entire careers to understanding every aspect of the cornea – how it functions, how it changes over the course of a person’s life, how it responds to different types of treatment, how to care for it in every possible situation.  Our surgeons perform every type of corneal treatment, from the most complex corneal transplants to drug therapies to laser vision correction itself.  Wilmer has been leading in the use of laser in eye care since the 1960s, and was the first in the state to have an excimer laser.

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Kraig Scot Bower

Dr. Kraig Scot Bower is the Director of Refractive Surgery at The Wilmer Eye Institute. He is a board certified ophthalmologist and specializes in refractive surgery, cornea and external diseases of the eye and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Bower is a retired Army Colonel, Medical Corps. Between 2001 and 2010 he was the Director of Refractive Surgery at The Walter Reed Army Medical Center and served as the Army’s Refractive Surgery Subject Matter Expert, advising the Army Surgeon General on laser refractive surgery and managing the Army’s Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program.  

Dr. Walter J. Stark

Dr. Walter J. Stark is the Chief of Corneal Surgery at The Wilmer Eye Institute. He is a board certified ophthalmologist and an internationally recognized expert in refractive surgery and leader in the area of corneal transplantation, use of the excimer laser, and intraocular lens implantation for rehabilitation of patients with visual disabilities.

Dr. Albert S. Jun

Dr. Albert S. Jun is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at The Wilmer Eye Institute.  He specializes in corneal disorders including Fuchs Dystrophy and Kerataconus, cataract and external eye diseases.  As a corneal specialist and geneticist, Dr. Jun’s clinical and research interests include endothelial keratoplasty, laser refractive surgery, genetic analysis of corneal diseases, and corneal gene therapy.

Dr. Irene C. kuo

Dr. Irene C. Kuo is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Medical Director of Wilmer at White Marsh.  She is a board certified ophthalmologist, and has clinical expertise in refractive surgery and other types of corneal care.  Dr. Kuo is involved in a variety of research activities, including wound healing after keratorefractive procedures and the evaluation and treatment of infectious keratitis.

Dr. Robert Weinberg

Dr. Robert Weinberg is Chairman of Ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  He is a board certified ophthalmologist and an expert in refractive surgery, corneal diseases of the eye, uveitis, and ocular manifestations of systemic disease.

Dr. Yassine Daoud

Dr. Yassine Daoud specializes in refractive and cataract surgery, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of corneal disorders including Fuchs dystrophy and Kerataconus. His Medical Degree is from Harvard Medical School. He did a clinical research fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School. His ophthalmic residency was conducted at Duke University Eye Center.  He completed his cornea fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University.

To Learn More

Click on the link to open a PDF of information on cost.
You can also call the Wilmer Laser Vision Center at 410-583-2800. Our staff will answer your questions and will assist you with the next steps. If you wish, we can make an appointment for an initial consultation. Or, if you’d prefer to learn a little more about the procedure first, we’ll reserve a place for you at one of our FREE Seminars.


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