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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)
Wilmer Cuts 15 Minutes from Patient Wait Time Dr. Eric Singman, chief of the General Eye Service at the Wilmer Eye Institute, along with several of his colleagues, participated in the Ambulatory Management Program, which uses the Lean quality improvement methodology to improve patient care and eliminate inefficiencies.
Dr. Eric Singman, chief of the General Eye Service at the Wilmer Eye Institute, along with several of his colleagues, participated in the Ambulatory Management Program, which uses the Lean quality improvement methodology to improve patient care and eliminate inefficiencies.
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Wilmer Partners in Program to Provide Free Eye Exams and Eyeglasses to Baltimore City Children
A unique partnership between Johns Hopkins University, the Baltimore City Health Department, the Baltimore City Public School System, and the Los Angeles-based nonprofit Vision To Learn will provide free eyeglasses and vision screenings for pre-kindergarteners to eighth-graders in all Baltimore City public schools. The project, Vision for Baltimore, includes a three-year study of how eyeglasses affect reading skills and academic performance.