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The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins

The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins, founded in 1925, is an internationally-renowned eye institution that specializes in the diagnosis and management of complex medical and surgical eye disease; and serves as a preeminent provider of routine eye care and refractive, optical, cosmetic, and eye trauma services for the Mid-Atlantic region. Wilmer is also recognized as a national leader in research and in the training of medical students, residents, fellows, and ophthalmic technicians. As the largest department of ophthalmology in the United States, the Wilmer Eye Institute has earned recognition for bringing together ophthalmologists and optometrists consistently regarded as being among the finest in the field.

On this website, we provide an overview of the Wilmer Eye Institute's various departments, care providers, and research activities. You will also find information on making appointments at Wilmer, along with directions to our multiple service locations.

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If you need general assistance, please call the Wilmer Call Center at 410-955-5080, or toll free at 1-800-21JOHNS (1-800-215-6467)