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Wilmer Optical & Vision Center

Welcome to Wilmer Optical and Vision Center, Johns Hopkins' official purveyor of the latest in eyewear and contact lenses. Wilmer Optical has eight convenient locations throughout central Maryland to best serve you. Our opticians and optometrists offer their on-site expertise with the quality you have come to expect from the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins- repeatedly named one of the best in the country. At Wilmer Optical, you will find:

  • Hundreds of frames to choose from
  • The latest designer styles
  • State-of-the-art lenses
  • Competitive pricing
  • Eye examinations
  • Contact lens consultations and fittings
  • Free adjustments and cleanings
  • A one-year warranty*
  • Specialized services, including an ocularist
Wilmer Optical

Contact Information:

To schedule an appointment, including a fitting for frames or an eye examination; or for more information, see our locations.


An optometrist with Wilmer's optometry and contact lens fitting service is on-site to examine your eyes.

Competitive Pricing:

Wilmer offers a complete range of frames and lenses, which are competitively priced. We accept major credit cards and the EHP Vision Plan. In addition, all Hopkins employees are offered a discount on a complete pair of glasses. Just present your Hopkins ID and save*.

Whether you're looking for athletic, professional, back-to-school, or just-for-fun styles, we offer a wide selection of inventory to choose from.  Prescription and non-prescription sunglasses also are available.

State-of-the-Art Lenses:

Come to The Wilmer Vision Center for the newest options for corrective lenses, including the latest in digital lens technology.

In addition to standard bifocals, we offer the latest in progressive and transition lenses , thin, lightweight lenses; and phoenix lenses, which provide maximum protection against impact with outstanding optical clarity. Scratch guard, ultraviolet filters, and anti-reflective coating also are available.

*see a Wilmer optician for details

Dr. Robert Massof Named 2015 Helen Keller Laureate - 8/1/2014

Dr. Sheila West on the Link Between Smoking and Eye Disease in Women - 7/23/2014

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu and Colleagues Study Relationship Between Vision Loss and Work Status - 7/18/2014

Wilmer Resident Receives Lindstrom Research Grant - 7/11/2014

Four Wilmer Researchers Receive BrightFocus Foundation Awards - 7/10/2014

Dr. Michael Repka Part of Team Researching Telemedicine and ROP - 6/27/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Featured on WBAL-TV - 6/24/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Use Human Stem Cells to Create Light-Sensitive Retina in a Dish - 6/10/2014

Wilmer's Division of Ocular Immunology Announces "Living With Uveitis" Support Group - 6/10/2014

Dr. Neil Bressler to Speak on Diabetic Retinopathy at National Eye Health Summit and Webcast - 6/10/2014

Dr. Donald Zack Receives a Research to Prevent Blindness Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa - 6/9/2014

Dr. Michael Boland Leads Study on Effectiveness of Automated Telecommunication-Based Reminders on Adherence to Glaucoma Medication Dosing - 6/4/2014

Dr. Christina Prescott Discusses Summer Eye Protection on Fox 45 News - 6/1/2014

Dr. Jonathan Song Discusses Treatment Options for Pediatric Cataracts - 5/23/2014

Johns Hopkins' Jordan Green Discusses His Work at Wilmer's Translational Tissue Engineering Center - 5/21/2014

Longtime Wilmer Employee Lillie Alston Honored by Hopkins - 5/19/2014

Dr. Richard Semba: Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer - 5/12/2014

Dr. Neil Miller Explains Eye Twitching in The Wall Street Journal - 5/12/2014

Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award - 5/7/2014


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Whether crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

U.S. 1-410-464-6713 (toll free)
International +1-410-614-6424



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